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  • noun Plural form of reprisal.

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Examples

  • The agency, the Office of Special Counsel, delivered a 39-page report to the Air Force on Monday detailing what it called reprisals against the four employees over a 17-month period in 2009 and 2010.

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  • The agency, the Office of Special Counsel, delivered a 39-page report to the Air Force on Monday detailing what it called reprisals against the four employees over a 17-month period in 2009 and 2010.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The agency, the Office of Special Counsel, delivered a 39-page report to the Air Force on Monday detailing what it called reprisals against the four employees over a 17-month period in 2009 and 2010.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Worst i’ve ever heard of in reprisals from a dealer was a bucket of paint stripper thrown on a coppers car.

    Islam? Yes. Gay? Yes. British? No, Oh, OK then. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • As the war dragged on, the Russians participated in reprisals, and conditions in the Tsarist Empire became frightful.

    Pursuit of an 'Unparalleled Opportunity': The American YMCA and Prisoner of War Diplomacy among the Central Power Nations during World War I

  • Few scholars will speak of it, possibly from fear of reprisals from the big Corporations that have been profiting from Global Warming.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • If fear of reprisals is motivating their silence then they are useless capitulators who need to be replaced by principled advocates of a free press.

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  • It's not known yet whether Sony will face legal reprisals from the US government for the military and government computers that were infected with its software.

    Boing Boing: January 29, 2006 - February 4, 2006 Archives

  • That would invite reprisals from the government, soldiers storming into the homes of their families, reprisals from Shiite radicals, preemptive arrests of siblings to forestall further suicide bombings from a family that produced one, job loss for the parents, etc. etc.

    06/02/2005

  • The Iraqis feared reprisals from the United States and wanted to safeguard their captive, the defector told his interrogators.

    Scott Speicher

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  • I knew then that he would kill me if he could, no matter what reprisals he faced. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010