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Definition of 'counterattack'

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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.
       Synonyms: countermove
  2. (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board
       Synonyms: counterplay

Verb

  1. make a counterattack
       Synonyms: counterstrike


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