Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of counter.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The man opponents dismiss as a factional Brownite who relishes his soft-left reputation was instead reaching out across the tribe divide to ask for help in countering the caricature.

    Ed Miliband leadership: 'Red Ed' yearns to put forward his centrist vision

  • She was particularly interested in countering cliches about Jewish families, she said.

    Belva Plain, 95

  • In operational terms, the SDF should be more deeply involved in countering terrorism, supporting antiproliferation efforts for weapons of mass destructions, and promoting global defense cooperation, among other activities.

    Japan Needs a Defense Plan

  • Fighting homophobia The school that trains teachers in countering anti-gay prejudice

    Crib Sheet 26.10.10

  • How did a group that has been so successful over the last generation in countering cultural prejudice and winning civil rights make it so far without an obvious leader?

    Sunday Reading

  • In other instances of government failure, cultural or economic forces may be more effective in countering the bad effects or even rendering the failure obsolete than further governmental action, given the unintended consequences that often accompany such action.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Libertarianism, Federalism, and Racism

  • In other instances of government failure, cultural or economic forces may be more effective in countering the bad effects or even rendering the failure obsolete than further governmental action

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Libertarianism, Federalism, and Racism

  • But for at least two reasons, the war model is also not fully up to the task of deciding the legal powers that government has, or should use, in countering terrorism.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Melded Approaches to Terrorism Detention and Trials

  • The problem in countering these efforts, he says, is that "All of these traditions have niceness at the core; while we've been thinking it's touch football, they've been playing tackle."

    Media

  • And I am confused as to why he has thus refused to follow Roosevelt in countering our massive unemployment with a Works Project-type program.

    Robert Brustein: Reviling Obama

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