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Counterattack   /kˈaʊntərətˌæk/  /kˈaʊnərətˌæk/   Listen
Counterattack

noun
1.
An attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc..  Synonym: countermove.
2.
(chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board.  Synonym: counterplay.






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Words linked to "Counterattack" :   onslaught, chess, chess game, assail, onset, attack, onrush, riposte



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