WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
re•tor•sion (ri tôr′shən),USA pronunciation n. [Internat. Law.]
- Lawretaliation or reprisal by one state identical or similar to an act by an offending state, such as high tariffs or discriminating duties.
- Medieval Latin retorsiōn- (stem of retorsiō, variant of retortiō); see retortion
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