from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Alternative form of counterrevolutionary.
- n. Alternative form of counterrevolutionary.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to a counter-revolution.
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Since then, what challenges he has faced have been quickly defined as counter-revolutionary, and public dissent rigorously controlled.
ÂÂ As revolutionary leader of the Soviet state, he signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany (1918) and repulsed counter-revolutionary threats in the Russian Civil War.
Chávez, however, has gone way out on a limb, remarking that Liu was a "counter-revolutionary" who was surely serving out a jail sentence "for violating Chinese laws."
ChÃ¡vez, however, has gone way out on a limb, remarking that Liu was a "counter-revolutionary" who was surely serving out a jail sentence "for violating Chinese laws."
From Lin Piao's foreword to the Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung (this was before Lin became a bandit and counter-revolutionary):
He said that any counter-revolutionary who handed his weapons in to Honduran or Costa Rican authorities could return to the country under the auspices of the Red Cross and be guaranteed "normal re-entry."
President Ortega has offered what appears to be an unconditional amnesty to US-backed counter-revolutionary leaders.
Mr Ortega announced that "we are prepared to accept for immediate reintegration into society, all those people who have been involved in armed counter-revolutionary activity."
But ditching college after freshman year to get married sort of put paid to all my counter-revolutionary tendencies.
But for me, the anguish about these efforts and the context in which they are raised reminded me of this William Butler Yeats expression, perhaps counter-revolutionary itself, of societal anxieties in 1919:
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