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Definition of "retaliatory" []

  • Relating to or part of a retaliation. (adjective)

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Use "retaliatory" in a sentence
  • "Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, warned that Russia could take what he called retaliatory steps if the United States were to go forward with its missile shield plan in Europe."
  • "He says he has no reason to believe that these two men are interested in any sort of what he called retaliatory conduct."
  • "This is what I call retaliatory terrorism, which was also seen in 1984 when a Sikh killed Indira Gandhi"