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retaliate

verb   /rɪˈtæl.i.eɪt/
to hurt someone or do something harmful to someone because they have done or said something harmful to you contraatacar, responder If someone insults you, don’t retaliate as it only makes the situation worse. The demonstrators threw rocks at the police, who retaliated by firing blanks into the crowd. The terrorists retaliated against the government with a bomb attack.1040
retaliation noun [no plural]   /rɪˌtæl.iˈeɪ.ʃən/
represalias The bomb attack was in retaliation for the recent arrest of two well-known terrorists.1040
(Definition of retaliate from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

retaliate

verb /rəˈtӕlieit/
to do something unpleasant to a person in return for something unpleasant he has done to one desquitarse, tomar represalias If you insult him, he will retaliate.
retaliation noun
desquite, represalias an act of retaliation.
(Definition of retaliate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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