counterreaction


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counterreaction

(ˈkaʊntərɪˌækʃən)
n
a reaction against an initial action
Translations

counterreaction

n. reacción opuesta; reacción en contra de.
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Accusing the government of giving a knee- jerk reaction to the students' protests, O'Brien said: " That reaction has a counterreaction.
Just as Falwell's career was, in part, a reaction to liberal clerics before him, there has been a counterreaction to conservative evangelical politics, although it was a long time coming.
Rather than leading to a Rooseveltian transformation, Bryan's nomination served only to catalyze a decisive popular counterreaction on behalf of William McKinley and the Republican Party.
That is to say, the force exerted to create global uniformity engenders a counterreaction at the local level as peoples seek to maintain their cultures against what they perceive to be an imposed hegemony.
The union campaign, privately and publicly, to push for a closed shop at West Coast Shipbuilders invited a strong counterreaction from the firm and McLaren, who likewise vigorously defended the stance before an appointed board of conciliation.
Therefore, what the southerners are doing now there in South Sudan is a heartbreaking because every event has a counterreaction, and every time one party takes one step, the other feels it has to take another step, and the tension builds, and as the hostility builds too among the southerners themselves.
Takeda also investigates a counterreaction on the part of individuals.
The legislation eventually enacted--the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008--showed if anything that there had been a counterreaction, as it provided abundant layers of oversight, including by the Government Accountability Office, a new inspector general specially for the TARP, and a congressional oversight panel.
A patient's flamboyant style, accent, celebrity, broken glasses, bruises, or responses to the therapist's lateness, office decor and manner of dress are things to which the therapist might have a counterreaction.
encouraged the conservative counterreaction among alumni and faculty.
The more influential and effective sabermetricians have become, the more vehement the counterreaction has been.