verb (used without object), re·tal·i·at·ed, re·tal·i·at·ing.
verb (used with object), re·tal·i·at·ed, re·tal·i·at·ing.
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Offended or threatened by the assault on its honor, China retaliated with a slew of economic sanctions against Australian imports, including sugar, barley, wheat, copper, and—most recently—wine.Australia’s ‘approachable’ wine won over China’s middle class. Then came the tariffs|eamonbarrett|December 7, 2020|Fortune
“It’s stunning that Uber is willing to tell the court ’we promise we won’t retaliate,’ ” Lowe said, yet it argued it couldn’t be told to tell that to the drivers.Court rejects Uber drivers’ bid to bar app from pushing political message on employment status|Faiz Siddiqui, Reed Albergotti|October 28, 2020|Washington Post
In his response to the complaint submitted to the court, the lawyer representing the company denied that ASO had retaliated against Collins for whistleblowing, asserting he had resigned.Workers are getting fired and penalized for reporting COVID safety violations|lbelanger225|October 23, 2020|Fortune
China retaliated with steep duties on American agricultural goods.Robert Lighthizer Blew Up 60 Years of Trade Policy. Nobody Knows What Happens Next.|by Lydia DePillis|October 13, 2020|ProPublica
Switzerland retaliated by banning trading in Swiss shares on EU venues.In London, a Europe-heavy stock exchange is facing down Brexit|kdunn6|October 8, 2020|Fortune
Persuading China to block the north is a lot easier than the U.S. launching a retaliatory cyberstrike against the Sony attackers.
In order to satisfy the husband of the initial victim, the village chief decided that he would carry out the retaliatory rape.
On the other, it has refused to endorse a Western-led retaliatory strike.
Timely intelligence was proving key in combating the gang problem, where many of the shootings are retaliatory.
When Sheridan told him in February that she was fired, Meyer said he was “it struck me as retaliatory.”Sheridan-Cherry Trial Reveals Ugliest Truth of ‘Desperate Housewives’|Maria Elena Fernandez|March 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His attack on young Whitefield had been fierce, almost savage; Whitefield's retaliatory attack was what?
If he had attacked one of the guards, even with his hands bound, he might have flustered the Throg into retaliatory blaster fire.Storm Over Warlock|Andre Norton
Their only retaliatory action was to shoot snipers when they were caught red-handed.The Note-Book of an Attache|Eric Fisher Wood
He had never conceived the possibility of getting the astute storekeeper into such a satisfactory, retaliatory position.Mountain Blood|Joseph Hergesheimer
Retaliatory measures were taken by her government to compel the powers to see the advantage in this recognition.