counter-revolutionary


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counter-revolutionary

(ˌkaʊntəˌrɛvəˈluːʃənərɪ; -nrɪ)
n, pl -aries
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person opposed to revolution
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who opposes a specific revolution or revolutionary government
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) characterized by opposition to a revolution or revolutions in general
Translations

counter-revolutionary

[ˈkaʊntərevəˈluːʃənrɪ]
B. Ncontrarrevolucionario/a m/f

counter-revolutionary

[ˌkaʊntəˌrɛvəˈluːʃənrɪ] n & adjcontrorivoluzionario/a
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