What is another word for counterattack?

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[ kˈa͡ʊntəɹɐtˌak], [ kˈa‍ʊntəɹɐtˌak], [ k_ˈaʊ_n_t_ə_ɹ_ɐ_t_ˌa_k]

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A counterattack is the sudden and determined assault of an opponent with the intent of reversing or reversing an earlier offensive. In military strategy, a counterattack is a planned thrust by infantry, armor, or some other unit of the defense against an enemy which has just begun an attack, in order to drive the attackers back into their own lines, close to the original front line.

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