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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An improvement intended to oppose the results of a prior improvement.

Usage examples (7)
  • Reformation in the 16th Century (better known as the counterreformation).
  • But if it expands more widely, then it will probably let loose a kind of counterreformation for which I definitely have no sympathy.
  • Prof. VIROLI: It came s-- from the mid of the 16th century in -- within the context of the counterreformation.
  • That is, they are rich and we are poor, and while their legacy is Democracy, Capitalism and the Industrial Revolution, ours is the counterreformation, Monopoly and... for more
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