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"


  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.


  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. Jeff Sessions:

    Freedom of speech and thought on the American campus are under attack.

  2. James McQuaig:

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

  3. Jemele Hill:

    In this time, and in this moment, it feels like people of color are under attack.

  4. Osama Siblani:

    I thought it was a Charlie Hebdo with an Arab twist. I thought we were under attack.

  5. Ketan Samani:

    All those are under attack now. Non-traditional players have come in and the barriers have lowered to some degree.

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