Definitions for retaliatory
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word retaliatory
retaliatory, relatiative, retributive, retributory, vindicatory(adj)
of or relating to or having the nature of retribution
"retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"
Relating to or part of a retaliation.
tending to, or involving, retaliation; retaliative; as retaliatory measures
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We advise Washington and Ottawa to think about the consequences of such actions. Meanwhile, we will work on retaliatory measures.
So you have them doing a retaliatory investigation of a great soldier. This is the kind of guy we want in The Army. This is who we want out there fighting for us.
We Americans know-although others appear to forget-the risk of spreading conflict. We still seek no wider war. (On ordering retaliatory action against North Vietnam)
Any rollback of liberal market access and Open Skies policies will reverberate across the whole world and will lead to retaliatory protectionism affecting all aspects of trade.
Two successful operations were carried out against the perpetrators of these murderous executions across the border. Our retaliatory action left in its trail more than 100 fatalities.
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