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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A spy who works against enemy espionage.

Usage examples (29)
  • "I Led Three Lives" was on before I was ten years old, and I remembered the term counterspy for years ... with the wrong meaning of counter
  • Amis meant civil servant as a euphemism for "counterspy," or, stated even more bluntly, a professional assassin.
  • "Traitor" is an updated variation on the story of the 'counterspy' who is known only to one person in the not-so-safe and not-so-cooperative bureaucracy.
  • Eileen, tell us more about what a counterspy would do. for more
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