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surgical strike

noun [C] uk   us  
a type of military attack that is made in an exact way on a particular place: A surgical strike was carried out on the enemy's military headquarters.
Translations of “surgical strike”
in Chinese (Traditional) 精確的軍事攻擊,外科手術式攻擊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精确的军事攻击,外科手术式打击…
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