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  • n. A measure taken to correct an action or situation; movement in the opposite direction.
  • n. The movement of dancers around a central point. From Contrapasso (IT)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A contrary method of procedure; opposite course of action.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An opposite step or procedure.

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  • A measure taken to correct an action or situation; movement in the opposite direction. (Wiktionary)

    May 28, 2008