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counter-revolution

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A revolution opposed to a preceding one, and seeking to restore a former state of things.

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Examples

  • Said Sadek, who teaches political sociology at the American University of Cairo, said many Egyptians applaud the arrests, because they were afraid the former president and his close associates were in the process of trying to incite "a counter-revolution:""In many revolutions, if you do not take a strong stand to neutralize the leading members and leaders of the previous regime they can cause trouble and they would lead what is called the counter-revolution.

    Hospitalized Mubarak Officially Detained in Egyptian Corruption Probe

  • Said Sadek, who teaches political sociology at the American University of Cairo, said many Egyptians applaud the arrests, because they were afraid the former president and his close associates were in the process of trying to incite "a counter-revolution:""In many revolutions, if you do not take a strong stand to neutralize the leading members and leaders of the previous regime they can cause trouble and they would lead what is called the counter-revolution.

    Hospitalized Mubarak Officially Detained in Egyptian Corruption Probe

  • Said Sadek, who teaches political sociology at the American University of Cairo, said many Egyptians applaud the arrests, because they were afraid the former president and his close associates were in the process of trying to incite "a counter-revolution:""In many revolutions, if you do not take a strong stand to neutralize the leading members and leaders of the previous regime they can cause trouble and they would lead what is called the counter-revolution.

    Hospitalized Mubarak Officially Detained in Egyptian Corruption Probe

  • A Kuhnian revolution developed in the teeth of the Marshall/Keynes counter-revolution against Menger's original marginalist/subjectivist revolution.

    David Colander on Graduate Study in Economics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • As Adam Shatz remarks in an article on Egypt in the current issue of the London Review of Books – quoting Régis Debray – the counter-revolution is revolutionised by the revolution.

    Egypt: one year on, the young heroes of Tahrir Square feel a chill wind

  • A resolution to spend time at least once a year in "a country less fortunate than his own" spurred him to witness the stirrings of revolution in Portugal and Poland, as well as counter-revolution in Argentina.

    Christopher Hitchens dies aged 62

  • Savage repression, foreign intervention, civil war, counter-revolution and the return of the old guard had become the order of the day.

    Egypt has halted the drive to derail the Arab revolution | Seumas Milne

  • Unfortunately the counter-revolution crushed the Menger/Hayek revolution and, well, here we are with the profession described by Colander.

    David Colander on Graduate Study in Economics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Corey Robin suggests that conservatism tries to co-opt the methods of an ongoing progressive revolution and creates a reactionary counter-revolution which fuses the dynamic and populist nature of a progressive revolution with the conservative goal of preserving and enforcing the existing order.

    Jalees Rehman, M.D.: Reacting to Reactionary Muslims

  • Corey Robin suggests that conservatism tries to co-opt the methods of an ongoing progressive revolution and creates a reactionary counter-revolution which fuses the dynamic and populist nature of a progressive revolution with the conservative goal of preserving and enforcing the existing order.

    Jalees Rehman, M.D.: Reacting to Reactionary Muslims

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