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tr.v. coun·ter·act·ed, coun·ter·act·ing, coun·ter·acts
To oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary action; check.

coun′ter·ac′tion n.
coun′ter·ac′tive adj.
coun′ter·ac′tive·ly adv.
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Adj.1.counteractive - opposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by contrary action
active - exerting influence or producing a change or effect; "an active ingredient"
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Having said that, the decision of exactly how critical is the requirement to undertake counteractive action or undertake anti-counterfeiting work comes down to a benefits analysis.
Enterprises are paralyzed; although the crisis is omnipresent it is often underestimated and counteractive measures are taken too late,Ao said Robert Ziegler, vice president, A.
Enterprises are paralysed and although the crisis is omnipresent it is often underestimated and counteractive measures are taken too late.
OT would like to clarify that the results of research into age-related macular degeneration by Tufts University did not find that a combination of a diet high in fatty acids and supplements were counteractive in AMD treatment (OT News, June 19).
Israel meanwhile continues to conduct counteractive measures of its own, such as Tel Aviv Beach Day in Central Park.
Overall, these data do not make a strong case for tillage management affecting water balance, although it is clear that both cover and roughness are important factors in controlling infiltration, which in some cases are counteractive.
Reducing school playing fields will surely be seen as a counteractive step to the Welsh Assembly's efforts in this area.
Written for students and researchers in the field, this book outlines the western legal precedents that treat companies in the same ways as individuals and offers a counteractive approach that treats these organizations as "corporeal," or having different parts that contribute to the whole.
4) Thus violent vendetta, legal litigation, and private arbitration should not be viewed as counteractive or fundamentally opposed.
If all other aspects of the date are satisfactory, deploy counteractive strategies in the future, - surgical masks are just pounds 2.
Third is the counteractive model, in which "the body complexion is formed in opposition or through resistance to the environment," as in Stoicism's "withdrawal from an environment that too powerfully engages the passions" or in anxieties about the effectualness of regimen in managing the humoral body.
Thus, the attempted marriage here in question was wholly without validity from its beginning; it created neither right nor duty; it gave neither scope for recrimination nor room for any counteractive estoppel.