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counterpunch

[ koun-ter-puhnch ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌpʌntʃ /
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Origin of counterpunch

First recorded in 1675–85; counter- + punch1
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British Dictionary definitions for counterpunch

counterpunch
/ (ˈkaʊntəˌpʌntʃ) boxing /

verb (intr)
to punch an attacking opponent; return an attack
noun
a return punch
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