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An there is always the question: is it really proven that retaliatory actions solve the security problem?.
Moshe Sharett

Meaning of "retaliatory" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RETALIATORY

retaliatory  [rɪˈtælɪətərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RETALIATORY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Retaliatory is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES RETALIATORY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of retaliatory in the English dictionary

The definition of retaliatory in the dictionary is of or relating to retaliation.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RETALIATORY


aleatory
ˈeɪlɪətərɪ
annunciatory
əˈnʌnsɪətərɪ
appreciatory
əˈpriːʃɪətərɪ
associatory
əˈsəʊsɪətərɪ
calumniatory
kəˈlʌmnɪətərɪ
depreciatory
dɪˈpriːʃɪətərɪ
dietary
ˈdaɪətərɪ
enunciatory
ɪˈnʌnsɪətərɪ
expatiatory
ɪkˈspeɪʃɪətərɪ
expiatory
ˈɛkspɪətərɪ
humiliatory
hjuːˈmɪlɪətərɪ
mediatory
ˈmiːdɪətərɪ
negotiatory
nɪˈɡəʊʃɪətərɪ
nonproprietary
ˌnɒnprəˈpraɪətərɪ
palliatory
ˈpælɪətərɪ
propitiatory
prəˈpɪʃɪətərɪ
radiatory
ˈreɪdɪətərɪ
reconciliatory
ˌrɛkənˈsɪlɪətərɪ
renunciatory
rɪˈnʌnsɪətərɪ
unconciliatory
ˌʌnkənˈsɪlɪətərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RETALIATORY

retainment
retake
retaken
retaker
retaking
retaliate
retaliation
retaliationist
retaliative
retaliator
retally
retama
retape
retard
retardant
retardate
retardation
retardative
retardatory
retarded

WORDS THAT END LIKE RETALIATORY

ambulatory
anti-inflammatory
circulatory
conservatory
defamatory
derogatory
directory
discriminatory
explanatory
exploratory
inflammatory
laboratory
mandatory
obligatory
observatory
oscillatory
participatory
predatory
preparatory
regulatory
respiratory

Synonyms and antonyms of retaliatory in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «retaliatory» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RETALIATORY

Find out the translation of retaliatory to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of retaliatory from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «retaliatory» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

报复
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

represalia
570 millions of speakers

English

retaliatory
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रतिकार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

انتقامية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

карательная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

retaliatória
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রতিদানক্ষম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

de représailles
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Balas dendam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vergeltungs-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

報復的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

보복
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Retaliatory
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trả thù
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பழிவாங்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जशास तसे करून बदला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

misilleme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ritorsione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

odwetowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

каральна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de represalii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αντιποίνων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vergelding
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

motåtgärder
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gjengjeldelses
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of retaliatory

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RETALIATORY»

The term «retaliatory» is regularly used and occupies the 78.392 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RETALIATORY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about retaliatory

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3 QUOTES WITH «RETALIATORY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word retaliatory.
1
Barney Frank
If people knew of ethics violations, they should have sent them to the Ethics Committee. If you think there was serious ethics violation that ought to be looked at, you don't hold it back for retaliatory purposes.
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Moshe Sharett
An there is always the question: is it really proven that retaliatory actions solve the security problem?.
3
Vladimir Zhirinovsky
The West will have to choose: either to come to terms with Russians, or to receive a retaliatory blow. This retaliatory blow will not be by means of war. We will resort to the same weapon: nationalism.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RETALIATORY»

Discover the use of retaliatory in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to retaliatory and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Encyclopedia of Taxation & Tax Policy
Retaliatory taxes are paid by a non-domicile (foreign) company selling premiums in a state with a lower tax burden than the ... plus a retaliatory tax of 0.95 percent, equal to the excess of the 2.35 percent California rate above the Ohio rate.
Joseph J. Cordes, Robert D. Ebel, Jane Gravelle, 2005
2
A Retaliatory Measure: none
none Maurice Washington. “So what did they say?” Demetrius asked with a concerned look on his face. “She told me that the station isn't having any issues and it must be a problem with the television itself.” “How the hell is the television going ...
Maurice Washington, 2011
3
Property: Examples & Explanations
RETALIATORY. EVICTION. AS. A. TENANT'S. DEFENSE. TO. EVICTION. Because in many jurisdictions the implied warranty of habitability or the standards by which habitability is defined are based on a housing or building code, tenants ...
D. Barlow Burke, Joseph A. Snoe, 2008
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Practical Aspects of Rape Investigation: A Multidisciplinary ...
The victim was treated for severe bruises and lacerations. Anger Retaliatory Rapist General This is also an impulsive offender (see chapter 5), who is less common in frequency than the two previous types but is much more physically violent.
Robert R. Hazelwood, Ann Wolbert Burgess, 2008
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New York Landlord's Law Book
Retaliatory. Evictions. Prohibited. The threat of eviction is a powerful weapon. Unfortunately, some landlords misuse it to intimidate tenants from making legitimate housing complaints to government agencies and authorities, filing legal ...
Mary Ann Hallenborg, Marcia Stewart, 2003
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International Economics
Should. Retaliatory. Tariffs. Be. Used. for. WTO. Enforcement? Critics contend that the WTO's dispute-settlement system based on tariff retaliation places smaller countries, without much market power, at a disadvantage. Suppose that Ecuador ...
Robert Carbaugh, 2010
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Guidebook to Pennsylvania Taxes
^2305 Retaliatory Taxes The retaliatory taxes are imposed by The Insurance Department Act of 1921 [40 P.S. §22 et seq.] and are imposed on foreign insurance companies and agents when the insurance tax imposed by their state or country ...
Charles L. Potter, Jr., Shelby D. Bennett, Philip E. Cook, Jr., 2008
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Property
For this reason, the doctrine of retaliatory eviction has been developed, to prevent the landlord from terminating as a penalty for certain acts by the defendant. 1. Complaints about housing violations: The doctrine is most likely to be applied ...
Steven L. Emanuel, 2004
9
Handbook on International Trade Policy
Introduction In trade policy, the imposition of retaliatory tariffs has been the accepted method of sanctioning countries that are judged to have not lived up to their multilateral commitments. This sanctioning provision was enshrined in the 1947 ...
William Alexander Kerr, James D. Gaisford, 2007
10
California Tenants' Rights
Illegal Retaliatory Evictions It is illegal for a landlord to retaliate against a tenant " for having exercised any right under the law." Retaliation includes reducing services, giving a 30-day or 60-day rent increase or termination notice, or even ...
Janet Portman, David Brown, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RETALIATORY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term retaliatory is used in the context of the following news items.
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COOL retaliatory tariff timeline still on track despite US delay
COOL retaliatory tariff timeline still on track despite U.S. delay ... been anticipated and Canada's timeline for retaliation remains unchanged, Agriculture Minister ... «iPolitics.ca, Jun 15»
2
Retaliatory tariffs an option for Ritz in COOL case
Retaliatory tariffs an option for Ritz in COOL case. "We're now driving the bus. We're not under it anymore, so we'll see at the end of the day," said Agriculture ... «CanadianManufacturing.com, May 15»
3
Ottawa threatens retaliatory tariffs for dozens of US goods
The Canadian government is threatening to impose punitive tariffs on a list of U.S. goods that includes everything from California wine to mattresses, the latest ... «The Globe and Mail, May 15»
4
Woman shot in Bessemer arrested hours later in possible retaliatory
A woman shot in a Bessemer apartment complex Sunday afternoon is in jail this morning after she and six others were arrested Sunday evening in what police ... «AL.com, May 15»
5
Aurora Township sued, retaliatory firing alleged
A former Aurora Township human resources coordinator has sued the township and its supervisor, arguing she was fired in retaliation after cautioning about ... «Chicago Daily Herald, Apr 15»
6
Irvine-California based Quality Systems Inc. Sued for Alleged Sexual …
... Irvine-based Quality Systems Inc. and its subsidiary NEXGEN Healthcare were sued by a former director of Research and Development for alleged retaliatory ... «Business Wire, Apr 15»
7
Buffalo man gets six-year term in retaliatory shooting
A third defendant in a retaliatory shooting attempt that came a day after a man was wounded in a parking lot at a Town of Tonawanda restaurant was sentenced ... «Buffalo News, Mar 15»
8
COOL critics warn of retaliation, broader trade impacts
The House Agriculture Committee's livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee held a hearing today on the potential retaliatory measures in response to ... «Agri-Pulse, Mar 15»
9
Baroness Cathy Bakewell writes… Lib Dem Lords act to stop …
Yesterday, we moved forward in protecting vulnerable tenants by protecting them from the questionable practice of retaliatory evictions. This is the culmination of ... «Liberal Democrat Voice, Feb 15»
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Ministers propose law banning retaliatory evictions
'That's why I'm proposing changes to the law that would outlaw “retaliatory evictions”, so tenants don't face the prospect of losing their home simply for asking ... «Inside Housing, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Retaliatory [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/retaliatory>. Dec 2019 ».
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