counter-revolution


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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
Translations

counter-revolution

[ˈkaʊntərevəˈluːʃən] Ncontrarrevolución f

counter-revolution

[ˌkaʊntəˌrɛvəˈluːʃn] ncontrorivoluzione f
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Terrorist operations make our enemy, the military dictatorship, more powerful in leading the counter-revolution.
The time was right for a counter-revolution of reducing the size and scope of government.
The counter-revolution is trying to make its last stand, and it will lose,"
It is an episode in the counter-revolution series aimed at obliterating the gains of the January 25, 2011 revolution" the FPJ website quoted the council as saying referring to a popular revolt that eventually forced president Hosni Mubarak to step down.
He also voiced conviction that the Libyans will manage to face up those he considered "pockets of counter-revolution resistance" and establish the foundations of a democratic state.
The Arab world seems to be in full-scale counter-revolution.
The statement called on all revolutionary forces to restore the spirit of Tahrir Square and continue to struggle against the counter-revolution until the military coup is toppled and a genuinely democratic regime that reflects the will of the Egyptian people is reinstated.
The Egyptian courts and government need to free the journalists before they become a symbol of a counter-revolution gone wrong.
Ghandour: Overthrow of regime will lead to counter-revolution.
The counter-revolution is as popular in Egypt now as it was in France then.
Summary: Youth refuse to participate in referendum because they consider what is happening as counter-revolution to January revolution.
Although the book is very good on the international situation at the time, and the deep resentment that the continuing existence of an Albanian state produced in Serbia, he is less clear on the details of the Zogist counter-revolution itself.