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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A reformer whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier change to government policy adj. - Marked by opposition or antipathy to government change.

Usage examples (35)
  • Ostracized for his counterrevolutionary tendencies
  • We always call counterrevolutionary criminals by the name of counterrevolutionary criminals.
  • Mr. BERNSTEIN: Well, the government acknowledges 3,000 political prisoners; that is people in jail for what they loosely call counterrevolutionary crimes.
  • Nearly sixty years later, the term, "counterrevolutionary," applied to Kornilov and his movement, still seems appropriate. for more
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