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Oxford dictionary definition of the word reprisal:
an act of retaliation:
three youths died in the reprisals which followed
the threat of reprisal
[mass noun] historical the forcible seizure of a foreign subject or their goods as an act of retaliation.
late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French reprisaille, from medieval Latin reprisalia (neuter plural), based on Latin repraehens- ‘seized’, from the verb repraehendere (see reprehend). The current sense dates from the early 18th century