Translation of retaliation in Spanish:

retaliation

Pronunciation: /rɪˌtæliˈeɪʃən/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • represalias (feminine plural) in retaliation for the bombing en or como represalia por el bombardeo the opposition party's retaliation was swift la respuesta or el contraataque de la oposición no se hizo esperar
    More example sentences
    • They don't want to speak out for fear of losing their business through governmental retaliation.
    • The Americans have not executed prisoners in retaliation for assassinations.
    • Hitters dig in, knowing they need not worry about retaliation.

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