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

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