countereffort

countereffort

(ˈkaʊntərˌɛfət)
n
an effort responding to, or retaliating against, another effort
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If identity politics was undermining American citizenship, some meaningful countereffort would seem to be called for.
A countereffort involving a pro-Chick-fil-A buycott quickly emerged.
The global terrorist threat from ISIS and Al-Qaeda associates is real, complex and requires a sustained countereffort from all states.
It has substantially succeeded, in large part because it hasn't faced any serious progressive countereffort.
actions, in other words, do not deserve blame for having provoked a Soviet countereffort.
never bothered to gear up a countereffort by its own direct-mail subsidiaries.
Following a countereffort by environmental advocates to push for more rigorous pollution control standards to be achieved by clean fuels, Congress passed the reformulated gasoline (RFG) program as part of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990.
Now a countereffort by small growers argues for a definition that goes beyond eliminating chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
Contributing authors then examine issues such as the weakening of stability and a proliferation of additional BMD systems and associated counterefforts, which at times have led to a "one-upmanship" competition among regional players.
in which specific counterefforts may draw on one or more of the basic strategies in an effort to defeat or circumvent a specific defensive technology.
In chapter 9, he describes PFLOAG efforts toward a citizen-based cultural transformation of Dhufar through media and literature in the face of top-down counterefforts by the Omani government to reinforce Qaboos's absolutism.
National Climate Assessment (NCA) seek to inform society about the risks of climate change and need for public action, counterefforts to "manufacture uncertainty" or otherwise undermine scientific evidence regarding anthropogenic climate change and shape discourse about how society should or should not respond have been a constant (Dunlap and McCright 2010; Weart 2011).