Counterattack

A counterattack is a tactic employed in response to an attack, with the term originating in `war games`. The general objective is to negate or thwart the advantage gained by the enemy during attack, whilst the specific objectives typically seek to regain lost ground or destroy the attacking enemy (this may take the form of an opposing sports tea.....
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counterattack

noun (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent`s advantage in another part of the board
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counterattack

countermove noun an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
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Counterattack

an attack launched by a defending team soon after it regains possession of the ball.
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Counterattack

an attack launched by a defending team soon after it regains possession of the ball.
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counterattack

[n] - an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc. 2. [v] - make a counterattack
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