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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A large scale move undertaken by a defending force to seize the initiative from an attacking force.

Usage examples (33)
  • The White House counteroffensive is too little, too late.
  • Italy's interior minister, Roberto Maroni, called upon authorities in Greece to cooperate in what he called a counteroffensive to
  • He was recalling the talk of a "counteroffensive" against the intruder-and it frightened him.
  • Nor is it an effective answer to the grim counteroffensive which is causing so much suffering to millions of people. for more
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