Definition of decapitation strike in English:

decapitation strike

Syllabification: de·cap·i·ta·tion strike

noun

  • A debilitating military attack, especially one aimed at the enemy’s leadership.
    More example sentences
    • And of course, this has been the issue since the beginning of the war, with that first so-called preemptive decapitation strike two days before the ground war started.
    • They tossed out their original blueprint and went for the decapitation strike because they had quite solid information on where he was.
    • The strikes are being characterised as a decapitation strike and they are targeted specifically at command and control nodes.

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