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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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It is to be hoped that it will not often happen that improper views will govern so large a proportion as two thirds of both branches of the legislature at the same time; and this, too, in spite of the counterposing weight of the Executive.
The counterposing of collectivism and individualism that Silvia alludes to paints workers and their organizations invariably as a homogenous group unable to represent occupational or personal differences.
But, as Chinese painters have long known, there are other ways to evoke space--most deftly by counterposing form with a vast emptiness.
The juxtaposition, or rather counterposing, of these two writers is particularly effective, though what exactly Euripides's own views were--as opposed to those ascribed to his characters in dramatic situations-must remain a permanent mystery.
The Weird Affect, then, works through radical otherness, a counterposing alterity.
They discuss counterposing nossa and nuestra America; Iberoamerica, the Magna Patria, and the question of Brazil; monarchy's end and the South Americanization of Brazil; culture, humanism, and Brazil's place in the American utopia; and obscured by roots of Rodo in Raizes do Brasil.
Given his rearing as the quintessential cosmopolitan internationalist, he now balances it by counterposing it with patriotic nationalism.
Indeed, this book makes a unique contribution to the study of transnational social movements exactly because Smith's personal views are so evident and her counterposing of the democratic and the neoliberal globalizers is so convincing.