Noun(1) a large scale offensive (more than a counterattack
(1) What about widening our attack so the counteroffensive takes some time and does larger damage?(2) The counteroffensive in the Moscow region marked the beginning of a turning point not only in the course of the Great Patriotic War but also in World War II as a whole.(3) By this time, Ridgway's army had once again crossed the 38th Parallel where its forward units dug into strong defensive ground in anticipation of an enemy counteroffensive .(4) In the Battle of the Bulge in 1944, cooks, clerks and mechanics from different units joined together to fight well and stave off the German counteroffensive .(5) It would of course be wrong to reject the possibility of mounting a counteroffensive at the initial period of war.(6) In the ensuing counteroffensive , four soldiers were killed and four mutineers were beaten to death after being captured.(7) Restoring the corps echelon became an urgent necessity as early as the counteroffensive off Moscow.(8) To preserve and protect current and future sources, he mounted a counteroffensive that required him to trash his original story.(9) On hearing the Reagan inaugural in January 1981-a radical's blunt challenge to establishment Washington orthodoxy - the liberals mounted a counteroffensive .(10) Should the enemy penetrate the defense, a counteroffensive can be mounted.(11) The following month, in response to the German counteroffensive in the Battle of the Bulge, Eisenhower, as supreme Allied commander, ordered the French to retreat behind the Vosges.(12) During the counteroffensive , the antiaircraft artillery shot down 700 planes.(13) Unlike the Stalingrad counteroffensive , the corps, divisions, regiments and battalions in the main sectors were attacking in two and, sometimes, in three echelons.(14) The US trade representative appeared to demand ‘fast track’ negotiating authority on the grounds it was part of a counteroffensive against terrorism.(15) When fuel shortages finally halted the 4th AD, the Germans marshaled reserves and planned a counteroffensive against the Third Army.(16) the operation was bogged down in confusion, allowing the Republicans to mount a counteroffensive
(1) counter :: counter
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