Definition of Offensives

1. Noun. (plural of offensive) ¹

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Definition of Offensives

1. offensive [n] - See also: offensive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Offensives

offensive activity
offensive back
offensive backs
offensive foul
offensive fouls
offensive line
offensive line of scrimmage
offensive lines
offensive tackle
offensive zone
offensive zones
offensives (current term)
offer affordances
offer one's condolences
offer price
offer the light
offer up

Literary usage of Offensives

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1. The Great War by George Henry Allen, Henry C. Whitehead, French Ensor Chadwick (1919)
"CHAPTER XV THE ALLIED offensives OF 1917 IN THE WEST Brilliant operations of the French at Verdun, ... Italian offensives: situation on the Isonzo front; ..."

2. History of the World War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1919)
"... THE ANGLO-FRENCH offensives OF APRIL AND MAY, 1917 The solid black from Lens to Croisilles shows the front of the British offensive of April 9th and the ..."

3. Ludendorff's Own Story, August 1914-November 1918: The Great War from the by Erich Ludendorff (1919)
"... Around the Lake —Russian offensives—Conferences at General Headquarters. (Maps X and XII) I AFTER the cessation of the fighting to the north of Arras in ..."

4. El Salvador at War: An Oral History of Conflict from the 1979 Insurrection edited by Max G. Manwaring, Court Prisk (1995)
"offensives: December 1981 to the End of October 1983 Joaquin Villalobos—After January [1981], we could not start an insurrectional counteroffensive on short ..."

5. United States in the World War by John Bach McMaster (1920)
"CHAPTER IV PEACE offensives CUBING the month of June, 1918, the German armies had almost reached the point of their extreme advance. ..."

6. A Short History of the Great War: Dealing Particularly with Its Military and by William Lenhart McPherson (1920)
"His Third, Fourth, and Fifth offensives were directed at Paris. General Foch was apparently persuaded that Ludendorff would make another try for Amiens, ..."

7. Scenes from Italy's War by George Macaulay Trevelyan (1919)
"The great Italian offensives from Plava and Gorizia, May and August- September 1917 — Kuk, Santo, Bainsizza, San Gabriele — The Italian high-water mark ..."

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