Definição de 'reprisal'
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They could exist within a natural environment without fear of reprisal. Secrets of the Soil (1990)She was forced to take a new identity and move home amid fears of reprisals. The Sun (2015)Perhaps their fear of legal reprisals meant that they were not willing to deal with possible complications? Times, Sunday Times (2007)None of the judges, lawyers or court officials can be named to avoid possible reprisals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)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 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)She initially refused to give names, claiming that she feared reprisals from those involved in the robbery. Times, Sunday Times (2007)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)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)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)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)There have been ferocious anti-government protests for a week now, and brutal reprisals. The Sun (2013)Couldn't it have had more to do with pots and kettles, and the fear of reprisals? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Worst of all, the villain of the piece escapes the brutal but satisfying reprisals Banks baddies usually get. The Sun (2012)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 RevengeMany 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)
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Inglês Britânico: 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.
Definição de reprisal do Collins Dicionário Inglês
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