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English definition of “attack”

attack

verb [T] (CRITICIZE)    /əˈtæk/
C1 to criticize someone strongly: She wrote an article attacking the judges and their conduct of the trial. The report attacks the idea of exams for seven and eight-year-olds.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
(Definition of attack verb (CRITICIZE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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