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Definition of "airstrike" []

  • An attack by air forces or other military aviation assets against an enemy ground or naval position. (noun)

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Use "airstrike" in a sentence
  • "CNN: U.S. general sure Afghan civilians wounded in airstrike"
  • "Pakistan denounced the airstrike from the beginning as a violation of its sovereignty, and it has responded by shutting the crucial Torkham border crossing to NATO vehicles for the past week."
  • "I wonder if at this point the value of any particular airstrike is dwarfed by the detriment to public opinion."