from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To set in contrast, opposition, or balance.
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- v. To act as a counterweight; to counterbalance.
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- v. constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
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It forms a "counterpose" to just about any pose that consists of a forward bend, and in particular, to Adho Mukka Svanasana, or as it is more commonly known, "Downward Facing Dog Pose, or" Downdog ", which is the pose in which the body forms the shape of an upside down" V ", with the feet and hands on the ground and the butt in the air).
It has been common to counterpose a greater focus on humanitarian assistance as an alternative to the war policy we are currently pursuing.
To counterpose the situation for another: Employing built-in aerogel cameras, adverts designed to appeal specifically to the young, female, and middle-to-upper-class zeroed in on her repeatedly.
Against pointlessness and futility, Bellow strove to counterpose what Augie calls “the universal eligibility to be noble” — the battle to overcome not just ghetto conditions but also ghetto psychoses.
I do find it interesting that you, again, counterpose national security issues with social issues, at the federal level.
Nevertheless, the temptation remains to counterpose the Atlantic and Eurasian orientations.
It calls for clarity and conviction about the political essence of modern Indian nationhood and the ability to counterpose that against Moditva...
I would counterpose "no construction, without destruction" as a more useful guiding philosophy.
Collective leadership does not counterpose the part played by leaders, talent, experience and theoretical grounding.
Some have sought to counterpose such united action with the need for strong political opposition to the ANC.