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Definition of "counterstrike" [counterstrike]

  • The tactic of counterattacking (noun)
  • To perform a counterstrike. (verb)

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Use "counterstrike" in a sentence
  • "Compared to a counteroffensive, the counterstrike is a more limited blow designed to destroy enemy elements but not necessarily to recover lost ground."
  • "The counterstrike is the key to a successful defense."
  • "At any level, the immediate mission of the counterstrike is the destruction of the enemy, usually achieved by hitting the flanks or rear of the main enemy grouping."