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Definition of counterrevolution noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

counterrevolution

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noun
NAmE//ˌkaʊntərˌrɛvəˈluʃn//
 
[countable, uncountable]
 
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opposition to or violent action against a government that came to power as a result of a revolution, in order to destroy and replace it to stage a counterrevolution the forces of counterrevolution