—v.koun"tur-u-tak', koun'tur-u-tak"), [key]
1. an attack made as an offset or reply to another attack.
2. Mil.an attack by a ground combat unit to drive back an enemy attack.
to make a counterattack against.
to deliver a counterattack.
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