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A measure or action taken to counter or offset another one.
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action taken to oppose, neutralize, or retaliate against some other action
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coun•ter•meas•ure(ˈkaʊn tərˌmɛʒ ər)
an opposing, offsetting, or retaliatory measure.
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|Noun||1.||countermeasure - an action taken to offset another action|
measure, step - any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime"
countermine - (military) a tunnel dug to defeat similar activities by the enemy
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