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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reprisal mean? 

  The noun REPRISAL has 1 sense:

1. a retaliatory action against an enemy in wartime

  Familiarity information: REPRISAL used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A retaliatory action against an enemy in wartime

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Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("reprisal" is a kind of...):

retaliation; revenge (action taken in return for an injury or offense)

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