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surgical strikenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​type of ​militaryattack that is made in an ​exact way on a ​particularplace: A ​surgicalstrike was ​carried out on the enemy's ​militaryheadquarters.
(Definition of surgical strike from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “surgical strike”
in Chinese (Simplified) 精确的军事攻击,外科手术式打击…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精確的軍事攻擊,外科手術式攻擊…
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