counteraction

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Counteraction \Coun'ter*ac"tion\ (koun't?r-?k"sh?n), noun Action in opposition; hindrance resistance.

[They] do not . . . overcome the counteraction of a false principle or of stubborn partiality. --Johnson.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

counteraction

noun

1: action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action [syn: {neutralization}, {neutralisation}, {counteraction}]


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