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attack

verb
 
 
/əˈtæk/
VIOLENCE [I, T] B1 to use violence to hurt or damage someone or something
нападать
He was attacked and seriously injured by a gang of youths.Attacking and invadingDamaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishingPhysical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in general
CRITICIZE [T] to strongly criticize someone or something
критиковать
She attacked the government's new education policy.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
DISEASE [T] If a disease, chemical, etc attacks someone or something, it damages them.
поражать
The virus attacks the central nervous system.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
SPORT [I, T] If players in a team attack, they move forward to try to score points, goals, etc.
атаковать
General terms used in ball sports
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