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offensive
British English: /əˈfɛnsɪv/
American English: /əˈfɛnsɪv/

Translation of offensive in French:

noun

  • 1 (Military, Politics, Sport)
    offensive (f)
    against contre
    to go on/take the offensive
    passer à/prendre l'offensive
    air/diplomatic offensive
    offensive aérienne/diplomatique
    to be on the offensive
    être à l'attaque
  • 2 (Marketing, Business) advertising/sales offensive
    campagne publicitaire/commerciale

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