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retaliate
British English: /rɪˈtalɪeɪt/
American English: /rəˈtæliˌeɪt/

Translation of retaliate in German:

intransitive verb

  • Vergeltung üben
    against an + Dat.
    sich revanchieren
    [colloquial]
    (Truppen)
    zurückschlagen
    against Akk. (Maßnahme, Kritik)
    retaliate by doing something
    sich revanchieren, indem man etwas tut

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