German translation of 'reprisal'
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The fear of legal reprisals also means that youngsters are now growing up without any basic knowledge of what makes their homes work.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It was hardly surprising that the Republican zone was kept on a war footing by fear of Nationalist reprisals.The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and Revenge (2006 (1986))
The Germans' gas attacks provoked allied reprisals.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Worst of all, the villain of the piece escapes the brutal but satisfying reprisals Banks baddies usually get.The Sun (2012)
Perhaps their fear of legal reprisals meant that they were not willing to deal with possible complications?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Couldn't it have had more to do with pots and kettles, and the fear of reprisals?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Cubans cannot speak freely about politics for fear of reprisals.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
For three days he blew his whistle for help, but locals were too scared of German reprisals to rescue him.The Sun (2010)
His daughter spoke anonymously, fearing reprisals and saying that she was being watched and that her telephoned was bugged by security agents.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It can continue to hit what remains and to seal off its newly captured territories from journalists with little fear of military reprisals.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Many other senior doctors declined to sign it, not because they disagreed with its message but out of fear of reprisals.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Many people are reluctant to discuss their political views openly for fear of reprisals, but there was a mood of gleeful defiance at yesterday's rally.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
None of the judges, lawyers or court officials can be named to avoid possible reprisals.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
She initially refused to give names, claiming that she feared reprisals from those involved in the robbery.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
She was forced to take a new identity and move home amid fears of reprisals.The Sun (2015)
The fact that they could come out knowing that they were going to be faced with very brutal reprisals makes you feel tall about being human.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The identities of the three refugees were concealed for fear of reprisals.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There have been ferocious anti-government protests for a week now, and brutal reprisals.The Sun (2013)
They may know that they will not always have any impact or influence but they also know they can speak without fear of reprisal.Coping with Stress at Work (1988)
They could exist within a natural environment without fear of reprisal.Secrets of the Soil (1990)
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British English: reprisal NOUN
If you do something to a person in reprisal, you hurt or punish them because they have done something violent or unpleasant to you.
There were fears that some of the foreign hostages might be killed in reprisal.
Translation of reprisal from the Collins English to German Dictionary