Translation of "attack" - English-Italian dictionary

attack

noun uk /əˈtæk/ us /əˈtæk/

B1 a violent act intended to hurt or damage someone or something

attacco, aggressione, offensiva
There was a terrorist attack on the capital. C’è stato un attacco terrorista sulla capitale.

a sudden, short illness

attacco
He had a nasty attack of flu. Ha avuto un brutto attacco di influenza.
He had a terrible allergy attack. Ha avuto un brutto attacco allergico.

B1 UK US offense the part of a sports team that tries to score points

attacco
They have a strong attack this year. Hanno una forte posizione di attacco quest’anno.
verb uk /əˈtæk/ us /əˈtæk/

B1 to use violence to hurt or damage someone or something

attaccare, aggredire
He was attacked by a gang of youths. È stato aggredito da da una banda di giovinastri.

to say that someone or something is bad

attaccare
She has attacked the government’s new education policy. Ha attaccato la nuova politica del governo sull’istruzione.

(Translation of “attack” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)