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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An attempt to change government procedures whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by a previous attempt to change government procedures.

Usage examples (34)
  • "The revolution against Christianity has been under way for a few years," writes Gibson, "and now the counterrevolution is gearing up."
  • The counterrevolution is a rotting worm (applause).
  • The only force of the counterrevolution is the great force of empire, of the mighty foreigner.
  • As for Kornilov's "counterrevolution," this may be a semantic question. for more
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