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English definition of “counteroffensive”

counteroffensive

noun [C]     /ˌkaʊn.tər.əˈfen.sɪv/ US  /-t̬ɚ.ə-/
a set of attacks that defend against enemy attacks Attacking and invading
(Definition of counteroffensive noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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