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onslaught

noun [C] uk   /ˈɒn.slɔːt/  us   /ˈɑːn.slɑːt/
a very powerful attack: It is unlikely that his forces could withstand an allied onslaught for very long. Scotland's onslaught on Wales in the second half of the match earned them a 4–1 victory.
Translations of “onslaught”
in Vietnamese sự tấn công dữ dội…
in Spanish ataque, asalto, embestida…
in Thai การโจมตี…
in Malaysian serangan hebat…
in French assaut…
in German heftiger Angriff…
in Chinese (Traditional) 猛攻, 攻擊, 襲擊…
in Indonesian serangan…
in Russian нападение, удар…
in Turkish şiddetli saldırı, müthiş taarruz, hücum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猛攻, 攻击, 袭击…
in Polish atak…
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