Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: reprisal
IPA transcription: [ɹipɹ'aɪzəl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: reprisal
    Meaning: a retaliatory action against an enemy in wartime
Usage examples
  • The Hans are sure to launch reprisal expeditions. If we're to save the race we must keep them away from our camps and plants.
  • Thus, unchronicled amid the battles and the sieges, there broke out another war, a war of individuals, with foul murder upon the one side and brutal reprisal on the other.