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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·tal·i·a·tion n. The act of retaliating, or of returning like for like; retribution; now, specifically, the return of evil for evil; e.g., an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.
    God . . . takes what is done to others as done to himself, and by promise obloges himself to full retaliation.   --Calamy.
 Syn: -- Requital; reprisal; retribution; punishment.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : action taken in return for an injury or offense [syn: revenge]