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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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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.
Thus Che Guavara gets a passing mention, glowing romantically like a meteor crossing the sky--alas, too distant for us to see the spatters of blood and brains on his uniform from the numerous counter-revolutionaries he insisted on dispatching in person, apparently just for the pleasure of it.
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.
The companies including aluminum and steel producers have had losses during the recent slide in prices and workers threatening to strike over benefits are acting as counter-revolutionaries, he said.
The Terror was not an inevitable outcome of revolution, he argues, but was the result of dogmatic and fundamentalist thinking and dreadful decisions by a group of people whose survival was threatened by famine, external war, and counter-revolutionaries.
The first counter-revolutionaries were fierce partisans of the European Old Regime who denounced any reliance upon individual reason or appeals to consent within the political realm.