English edit

Etymology edit

counter- +‎ offensive

Noun edit

counteroffensive (plural counteroffensives)

  1. US spelling of counter-offensive
    • 2022 September 11, Yuras Karmanau, “Ukraine pushes major counteroffensive as war marks 200 days”, in AP News[1], archived from the original on 11 September 2022:
      As the war slogs on, a growing flow of Western weapons over the summer is now playing a key role in the counteroffensive, helping Ukraine significantly boost its precision strike capability.
      Since the counteroffensive began, Ukraine said, its forces have reclaimed more than 30 settlements in the Kharkiv region.

Adjective edit

counteroffensive (comparative more counteroffensive, superlative most counteroffensive)

  1. US spelling of counter-offensive