What does under attack mean?

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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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of under attack in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of under attack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    If a NATO member country comes under attack, NATO would support it in every way, at the moment, Turkey has come under attack and is exercising its right to defend itself and will exercise this right until the end... but what we're saying is that there could be a duty for NATO, and we ask NATO to be prepared for this.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    Trump under fire Trump also came under attack from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who dismissed the reality TV star's policies as hewn from Saturday morning cartoons. This is not a serious proposal, in fact, it will push the Muslim world, the Arab world away from us at a time when we need to reengage with them to be able to create a strategy to destroy ISIS.

  5. Adamu Ahmad:

    After exhausting his ?ammunition he detonated the explosives concealed under his kaftan, killing himself. But no one from the crowd was affected because they were some distance away, we had just started a class when we heard gunshots coming from the direction of the gates and we instantly realized we were under attack, which made us to rush out of the class.

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