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retaliatoryadjective

uk   /rɪˈtæl.i.ə.tər.i/  us   /-tɔːr.i/
A retaliatory ​action is one that is ​harmful to someone who has done something to ​harm you: retaliatory ​measures He ​urgedpeople not to ​resort to retaliatory ​violence.
(Definition of retaliatory from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"retaliatory" in Business English

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retaliatoryadjective

uk   /rɪˈtæliətəri/  us   /rɪˈtæliətɔri/
used to describe an ​action that is intended to ​harm someone who has done something to ​harm you: retaliatory action/measures/sanctions The ​billendstaxsubsidies for US ​exporters that caused retaliatory ​action by ​Europe.
(Definition of retaliatory from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “retaliatory”
in Chinese (Simplified) 报复的, 回击的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 報復的, 回擊的…
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