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retaliation

US [rɪˌtæliˈeɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [rɪ.tæli'eɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.报复
  • Web复仇;反击;正面对决
retaliation
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1.
[u]
~ (against sb/sth) (for sth)
报复action that a person takes against sb who has harmed them in some way
retaliation against UN workers
对联合国工作人员的报复
The shooting may have been in retaliation for the arrest of the terrorist suspects.
枪击事件可能是对逮捕嫌疑恐怖分子进行的报复行动。

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