Translation of "attack" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C or U ] (VIOLENT ACT) 暴力行为 uk us /əˈtæk/

a violent act intended to hurt or damage someone or something

a racist attack 种族主义袭击
Enemy forces have made an attack on the city. 敌军已经对这座城市发起了进攻。
These bomb blasts suggest that the terrorists are (going) on the attack (= trying to defeat or hurt other people) again. 这些爆炸事件表明,恐怖主义分子又发起了进攻。
The town was once again under attack (= being attacked). 这座城市再次遭受攻击。

(Translation of “attack noun (VIOLENT ACT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)