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English definition of “attack”

attack

noun (SPORT)    /əˈtæk/
B1 [C or U] the part of a team in some sports that tries to score points : The team has a strong attack, but its defence is weak . The team is strong in (US on) attack but useless in defence .Competitors and participants in sports and games [U] determination in the way you play a sport , trying hard to score points : The team needs to put some more attack into its game .Competing in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)
(Definition of attack noun (SPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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