- the act of retaliating; return of like for like; reprisal.
Origin of retaliation
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Examples from the Web for non-retaliation
And as for that doctrine of non-retaliation, a man should be very sure of his own motives before he submits to it.The Vicar of Bullhampton
Word Origin and History for non-retaliation
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