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Definition of countermand verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//ˌkaʊntərˈmænd//
countermand something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they countermand
he / she / it countermands
past simple countermanded
-ing form countermanding
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to cancel an order that has been given, especially by giving a different order
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: countermand