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English definition of “attack”

attack

verb [T] (DEAL WITH)    /əˈtæk/
to deal with something quickly and in an effective way: We have to attack these problems now and find some solutions. The children rushed in and eagerly attacked the food (= quickly started to eat it).Dealing with things or peopleActing and actsCoping and not copingTolerating and enduring
(Definition of attack verb (DEAL WITH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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