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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Opposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by contrary proceedings.

Usage examples (35)
  • What counters that is applying the counteractive constructive actions.
  • At Guthrie House, a counteractive module had been prepared, which Kenmuir applied.
  • Last, I think the media has a powerful potential to create counteractive images of the AIDS epidemic.
  • Bad asparagus is just counteractive to this plan — which is merely decorating some really fine specimen. for more
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