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coun·ter·meas·ure

 (koun′tər-mĕzh′ər)
n.
A measure or action taken to counter or offset another one.

countermeasure

(ˈkaʊntəˌmɛʒə)
n
action taken to oppose, neutralize, or retaliate against some other action

coun•ter•meas•ure

(ˈkaʊn tərˌmɛʒ ər)

n.
an opposing, offsetting, or retaliatory measure.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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

countermeasure

noun
Something that corrects or counteracts:
Translations

countermeasure

[ˈkaʊntəˌmɛʒəʳ] ncontromisura
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