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Definition of the noun Counter-Attack

What does Counter-Attack mean as a name of something?


  1. An attack made in response to an attack by the opponents

Definition of the verb Counter-Attack

What does Counter-Attack mean as a doing word?


  1. To attack in response to an attack by opponents


  1. "Counter-Attack" is a 1945 war film starring Paul Muni and Marguerite Chapman as two Russians trapped in a collapsed building with seven enemy German soldiers during World War II. It was adapted from the play Counterattack by Janet and Philip Stevenson, which was in turn based on the play Pobyeda by Mikhail Ruderman and Ilya Vershinin.
  2. "Counter-attack" a.k.a. "The Chinese Stuntman" was a Bruceploitation film starring Bruce Li released in 1981. It is largely based around the Bruce Lee classic Enter The Dragon.


"Counter-attack" a.k.a. "Counter Attack" is a book by Charles Whiting.


  1. "Counter-attack" a.k.a. "Counter Attack" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  2. "Counter-attack" a.k.a. "Counter Attack" is a composition.
  3. "Counter-Attack" is a composition.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation (2010)

by Michael Mullett

Jewel's Defence of the Apologie of the Church of England, a riposte to a Catholic counter-attack, was published in 1567. JEWS AND JUDAISM. Following a wave of anti-Jewish riots across much of the Iberian peninsula in 1391, large numbers ...

Google previewNew Zealand Māori Word Encyclopedia (2007)

by Sally-Anne Lambert

To attack / To encroach upon auta To attack by stealth konihi An attack / An assault / A charge huaki Counter-attack taupaepae Sudden attack whana tukutahi / whana tukutangata Sudden ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms (1999)

by Richard Bowyer

approaches counter-attack ['kauntao'tzek] 1 noun retaliatory attack on an enemy force which is in the process of attacking or has just completed an attack; the enemy counter-attack was successfully beaten of 2 verb to mount a counter- attack; ...

Google previewWörterbuch der Handels-, Finanz- und Rechtssprache / Dictionary of Commerical, Financial and Legal Terms / Dictionnaire des Termes Commerciaux, Financiers et Juridiques (2012)


–angriff m | counter-attack || contre-attaque f | einen ~ machen | to counter-attack || contreattaquer. –anschaffung f | reimbursement || remboursement m. –anspruch m | counterclaim, counter-claim; crossclaim (demand) || contre-demande f; ...

Google previewAdvanced Learners' Dictionary (1998)

by Martin H. Manser, Turton, Nigel D. Turton

counteraction n counter-attack ('kaontara.txk) vb, n (make) an attack in retaliation for a previous attack by an enemy, counterbalance ...

Google previewChambers Universal Learners' Dictionary

As soon as they withdraw, our troops must counter-attack. counter-attraction > auntoratrakjon] ncu (formal) something which is more attractive or popular than something else: Cinema can't com - pete with the ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

counter-attack verb counterbalance verb to weigh or act against with equal strength: The company 's reduced prices were counterbalanced by a general increase in sales. • counterbalance noun. counterclockwise adjective, adverb American ...

Google previewBlackie’s Compact Dictionary

by Blackie

couch courier couch couchette cougar cough could coulomb council counsel counsellor count countdown countenance counter counteract counter-attack counterbalance counter espionage counterfeit counterfoil countermand (n) a long piece ...

Google previewDictionary of Battles and Sieges: P-Z (2007)

by Tony Jaques

well-reinforced Italian General Felice de Chaurand launched a massive counter-attack over the same ground.

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Counter-attack Meaning

Video shows what counter-attack means. An attack made in response to an attack by the opponents. counter-attack synonyms: counter-offensive. Counter-attack ...

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An evil snake lurks ‘neath the sea
It’s oily skin oozing deadly black
Murders all it touches arbitrarily
Men stage futile counter-attack

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