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second strike

Translation of second strike in Spanish:

noun

  • ataque (masculine) de represalia
    represalia (feminine) nuclear
    Example sentences
    • Capable of remaining submerged, nuclear-capable submarines would be the most difficult of the nuclear-delivery platforms to detect and engage, which enhances their relevance as a credible second-strike capability.
    • The old generals on TV talk of first strike and second-strike capabilities as though they're discussing a family board game.
    • Lo Chih-cheng, a political analyst at the Institute for National Policy Research, expressed a wish that the US would help Taiwan develop its second-strike capability against Chinese attacks.

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