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Princeton's WordNet

  1. under attack(p), under fire(p)(adj)

    subjected to enemy attack or censure

    "an official under fire for mismanagement"

Freebase

  1. Under Attack

    "Under Attack" is the last widely-released single by Swedish pop group ABBA. It was originally featured as a track on the 1982 compilation album The Singles: The First Ten Years, but was released as a single the following year in most countries. However, in the United Kingdom it was released on 3 December 1982. "Under Attack" was ABBA's 28th single for Polar Music.

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  1. James McQuaig:

    Almost immediately, the deputies were under attack by an armed suspect.

  2. Korean War veteran Quehl:

    We were often under attack by (fighter jets) trying to shoot us down and we saw a lot of our friends get killed, a lot of people thought Korea was just a mild skirmish, but it really was a war that killed a lot of people.

  3. Aja Barber:

    I feel like right now there's two Americas. Some of America thinks that everything is fine and the other thinks that it's not, i think it says something about the state of our country that when minorities speak their mind and from their heart they come under attack.

  4. William Bratton:

    They really do feel under attack, rank-and-file officers and much of American police leadership, that they feel they’re under attack from the federal government at the highest levels, so that’s something we need to understand also, this sense of perception that becomes a reality.

  5. Figen Yuksekdag:

    All opposition press organizations that are abiding by the ethics of journalism and trying to do their journalism are under threat and under attack, this dark operation aimed at covering the crimes that those trucks carried and the crimes which are continuing to be committed will not be successful.


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