counterretaliation

noun
coun·ter·re·tal·i·a·tion | \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ri-ˌta-lē-ˈā-shən , -ˌrē- \
variants: or counter-retaliation
plural counterretaliations or counter-retaliations

Definition of counterretaliation 

: an act of retaliating against a previous retaliatory act … provoke retaliatory strikes that are promptly followed by counterretaliation. —Robert Lekachman

First Known Use of counterretaliation

1813, in the meaning defined above

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