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retaliatory
American English: /rəˈtæliəˌtɔri/
British English: /rɪˈtalɪətri/

adjective

  • retaliatory measures
    represalias (feminine plural)
    they made a retaliatory strike on the city
    atacaron la ciudad en or como represalia

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