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Definition of Reprisal


  1. The act of taking from an enemy by way of reteliation or indemnity.
  2. Anything taken from an enemy in retaliation.
  3. The act of retorting on an enemy by inflicting suffering or death on a prisoner taken from him, in retaliation for an act of inhumanity.
  4. Any act of retaliation.
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Reprisal Translations

reprisal in German is Repressalie, Vergeltunsmassnahme
reprisal in Spanish is represalia
reprisal in Swedish is repressalie