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coun·ter·pose

 (koun′tər-pōz′)
tr.v. coun·ter·posed, coun·ter·pos·ing, coun·ter·pos·es
To set in contrast, opposition, or balance.

counterpose

(ˈkaʊntəˌpəʊz)
vb (tr)
to place (something) in opposition to
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Verb1.counterpose - constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
counterbalance, oppose - contrast with equal weight or force
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To address these questions, I will counterpose the original contribution of this book, the after access lens, to a quoted comment by the sainted Steve Jobs who had offered a powerful vision of a post-PC era by contrasting it to an earlier agrarian era when all cars (on the farm) were trucks: In the near future, "PCs are going to be like trucks.
Modernism for Latour is an ethos to which we should counterpose other ways of making worlds.
Moreover, genetic proclivities may counterpose one another just as easily as they may be complementary.
To the German campaign of arrogance, greed and bloodlust, the filmmakers counterpose the Allies' dedicated art preservers.
During a career that spans more than 35 years, Segaloff has often drawn inspiration from the material she chooses to manipulate: from ceramics, to watercolor (landscape and architectural painting), to painted wooden cutouts, to monoprints, to altars that counterpose the sacred and the very profane.
Having poured scorn on the idea of 'real' 'objective' 'poverty' that could be an object of empirical research, he goes on to counterpose these evidently wrong conceptions to 'the reality of poverty' and 'income inequality'.
Double Vision runs until September 18; Relay can be seen until August 29 and to have a message relayed in Morse code text 7875619588; Flotilla is on until October 9 and Counterpose is a permanent artwork.
Mickiewicz uses this reinterpretation to call on Poles to counterpose Western notions of civilization with that of their true Christian civilization (72-3).
To which I counterpose this statement by Godfrey de Bouillon, recorded after his Crusaders had slaughtered the entire population of Jerusalem's Jewish Quarter in July 1099: "And then, when we thought that the Savior had been sufficiently revenged by the death of the Jews and other infidels, we went with tears to worship at the Holy Sepulcher.
Given the fact that a very convincing attempt has been made to form a secret army within our borders, and to connect it with a lethal theocratic movement overseas, I'm very unimpressed by anyone who wants to counterpose these two elements of the commitment.
One of the reasons that I opt for Caputo's A Rumor of War in my class is that I can use Caputo's and my experiences to counterpose topics such as the early combat days against the Vietnamization years; a combat marine in 1965 vs.
Counterpose this with the high rates of deprivation in the city, as recent national government evidence highlights.