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counteroffensive

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A large-scale counterattack by an armed force, intended to stop an enemy offensive.

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  • noun An attack made in response to a previous offensive, and intended to stop it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a large scale offensive (more than a counterattack) undertaken by a defending force to seize the initiative from an attacking force

Etymologies

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counter- +‎ offensive

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