Translation of "reprisal" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /rɪˈpraɪ.zəl/ us

(an example of) activity against another person, especially as a punishment by military forces or a political group

economic/military reprisals
They promised that individuals could live freely without fear of reprisal from the military.
The attack was in reprisal for the kidnapping of their leaders.

(Translation of “reprisal” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /rəˈpraizəl/

something bad done to someone in return for something bad he has done to one; an act of revenge.


(Translation of “reprisal” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)