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counter-revolution

(ˌkaʊntəˌrɛvəˈluːʃən)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a revolution opposed to a previous revolution and aimed at reversing its effects
ˌcounter-ˌrevoˈlutionist n
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counter-revolution

[ˈkaʊntərevəˈluːʃən] Ncontrarrevolución f

counter-revolution

[ˌkaʊntəˌrɛvəˈluːʃn] ncontrorivoluzione f
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A 128-page report by Jill Bennett, chief historian of the Foreign Office, back in February, 1999, commissioned by the then- Labour Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook, confirmed that the "Zinoviev letter" was a forgery concocted by Russian counter-revolutionaries in cahoots with MI6, Britain's external spy agency.
Larijani reiterated that the hostility of the Saudis towards Iran was covert in the past, but they are now openly engaged in enmity against Iran, saying that the kingdom was provoking terrorist currents in the region and counter-revolutionaries against Tehran.
The Public Protector warned graduates that their quest to protect the constitution and the country was not going to be an easy task and carried, among other things, attacks, insults and being labelled as counter-revolutionaries.
We" are not only talking about the Cairo revolution, but the Arab springtime as a whole, with all of its revolutionaries, counter-revolutionaries, Muslim Brothers and Salafists, military putschists - or restorers of order as the soldiers' supporters claim; beleaguered Copts, oppressed Eastern Rite and Orthodox Christians of the Eastern Mediterranean, anti-Christian fanatics, Kamalists, liberals and secularists in Turkey, as well as all the people fighting and frequently killing one another in the streets of Cairo, Alexandria, and the Egyptian country towns up the Nile.
The people will not allow the counter-revolutionaries to return" to power, he added.
His actions and decisions following the announcement of the constitutional declaration have enabled hordes of counter-revolutionaries to pour into Tahrir Square.
The Guards resumed the offensive on Friday, with their operations officer Colonel Hamid Ahmadi saying the fighting would "continue until all counter-revolutionaries, rebels and terrorists have been cleared away.
Three weeks after the bombing murder of a nuclear scientist, Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi said his investigators have now come up with some clues pointing to a combination of Israelis and counter-revolutionaries as being behind the murder.
Iran's state broadcaster said Mohammadi was "assassinated in a terrorist act by counter-revolutionaries and agents of the arrogance," without naming any sources.