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British English: /əˈtak/
American English: /əˈtæk/

Translation of attack in German:

transitive verb

  • 3
    (start work on) in Angriff nehmen
    she attacked the washing-up
    sie machte sich an den Abwasch
  • 4
    (take action against) vorgehen gegen
  • 5
    (act harmfully on) angreifen (Metall, Oberfläche)

intransitive verb

  • attack in strength
    in großer Zahl angreifen


  • 1
    (on enemy) Angriff, der
    (on person) Überfall, der
    [figurative] (criticism) Attacke, die
    Angriff, der
    air attack be under attack
    angegriffen werden
    come under attack from all directions
    von allen Seiten attackiert od. angegriffen werden
  • 2
    (start) Inangriffnahme, die on Gen.
    make a spirited attack on something
    etwas beherzt in Angriff nehmen
  • 3
    (of illness) (literal or figurative)
    Anfall, der
    the girls got an attack of the giggles
    die Mädchen mussten furchtbar kichern

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