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

Translation of offensive in German:

adjective

  • 1 (aggressive)
    Angriffs (waffe, -krieg)
  • 3
    (repulsive)
    widerlich
    be offensive to somebody
    jemandem zuwider sein
    auf jemanden abstoßend wirken

noun

  • 1
    (attitude of assailant)
    offensive Haltung
    take the or go on the offensive
    in die od. zur Offensive übergehen
    be on the offensive
    aggressiv sein

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