counterattraction


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counterattraction

(ˈkaʊntərəˌtrækʃən)
n
a rival attraction
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Noun1.counterattraction - a rival attraction
attraction - an entertainment that is offered to the public
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It said: "In light of the approval of the Sainsbury store we have real concerns that the retail offering in Knowle could be adversely affected due to the counterattraction of such a large store close by.
And with no counterattraction, they are hoping for their biggest gate of the season.
Strauss still believes 16,000 fans will turn up at Headingley on Saturday to see if England can avoid an unprecedented wipe-out, despite the counterattraction of a World Cup quarter-final in Germany on TV.
uk - follow the links under Support and Advice F YOU'RE not learning new skills in Bromborough, then the principal counterattraction on October 15/16 will surely be the 12th Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show at the Stafford County Showground.
He explores a range of reasons for the `relative obscuring of Chaucer in out culture at large', including `the difficulties of Middle English, Chaucer's appropriation by academics, the counterattraction of Dante, the absence of patriotism, a patronizing attitude toward him from later writers, and an inability to function as a novelistic "hero"'.
Clare also said turnover on horseracing and greyhounds had held up well, despite the counterattraction of the Olympics.