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counter-jumper
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Counter-revolution definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

COUNTER-REVOLUTION, n. A revolution opposed to a former one, and restoring a former state of things.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a revolution opposing a former one or reversing its results. Derivatives: counter-revolutionary adj. & n. (pl. -ies).

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(counter-revolutions) Note: in AM, also use 'counterrevolution' 1. A counter-revolution is a revolution that is intended to reverse the effects of a previous revolution. The consequences of the counter-revolution have been extremely bloody. N-COUNT 2. You can refer to activities that are intended to reverse the effects of a previous revolution as counter-revolution. Such actions would be regarded as counter-revolution.



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