countermove

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coun·ter·move

 (koun′tər-mo͞ov′)
n.
A move made in opposition or retaliation to another.
intr.v. (koun′tər-mo͞ov′) coun·ter·moved, coun·ter·mov·ing, coun·ter·moves
To make a move in retaliation or opposition.

coun′ter·move′ment n.

countermove

(ˈkaʊntəˌmuːv)
n
an opposing move
vb
to make or do (something) as an opposing move
ˈcounterˌmovement n

coun•ter•move

(n. ˈkaʊn tərˌmuv; v. ˌkaʊn tərˈmuv)
n., v. -moved, -mov•ing. n.
1. a move made in opposition to another move.
v.i., v.t.
2. to move in opposition.
[1855–60]

countermove

An operation undertaken in reaction to or in anticipation of a move by the enemy. See also counterattack.

countermove


Past participle: countermoved
Gerund: countermoving

Imperative
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Present
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he/she/it countermoves
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Preterite
I countermoved
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we countermoved
you countermoved
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Present Continuous
I am countermoving
you are countermoving
he/she/it is countermoving
we are countermoving
you are countermoving
they are countermoving
Present Perfect
I have countermoved
you have countermoved
he/she/it has countermoved
we have countermoved
you have countermoved
they have countermoved
Past Continuous
I was countermoving
you were countermoving
he/she/it was countermoving
we were countermoving
you were countermoving
they were countermoving
Past Perfect
I had countermoved
you had countermoved
he/she/it had countermoved
we had countermoved
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they had countermoved
Future
I will countermove
you will countermove
he/she/it will countermove
we will countermove
you will countermove
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Future Perfect
I will have countermoved
you will have countermoved
he/she/it will have countermoved
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you will have countermoved
they will have countermoved
Future Continuous
I will be countermoving
you will be countermoving
he/she/it will be countermoving
we will be countermoving
you will be countermoving
they will be countermoving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been countermoving
you have been countermoving
he/she/it has been countermoving
we have been countermoving
you have been countermoving
they have been countermoving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been countermoving
you will have been countermoving
he/she/it will have been countermoving
we will have been countermoving
you will have been countermoving
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been countermoving
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he/she/it had been countermoving
we had been countermoving
you had been countermoving
they had been countermoving
Conditional
I would countermove
you would countermove
he/she/it would countermove
we would countermove
you would countermove
they would countermove
Past Conditional
I would have countermoved
you would have countermoved
he/she/it would have countermoved
we would have countermoved
you would have countermoved
they would have countermoved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.countermove - an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
attack, onrush, onset, onslaught - (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"
riposte - (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge
References in classic literature ?
A countermovement is then accomplished from east to west with a remarkable resemblance to the preceding movement from west to east.
Movements attract countermovements, and Herold covers the opponents of transhuman transformation too.
They wanted to chase us and we needed countermovements.
At a minimum, they must amass money and manpower for their activities, establish group credibility in the eyes of their participants and the public, and remain sensitive to the costs of movement participation imposed by government officials and countermovements.
227)--in which states seek to establish "self-regulating" market societies that imply less state responsibility for the provision of protections, while countermovements push for states to provide social protections and services.
Polanyi's analytical approach to explaining the unfolding of the Industrial Revolution in England and subsequent countermovements makes clear that states set all of the boundary conditions for markets.
While Guthman's (2007) conclusions about the limited protective potential of neoliberal policy instruments are persuasive enough, I here wish to question the proposed contrast between 'false' countermovements and an allegedly 'true' form of social protection derived from Polanyi's analysis in The Great Transformation (TGT).
Levy analyzes how American capitalism triumphed over both the financial crises it generated and the countermovements it provoked in order for the United States to attain world economic leadership in the twentieth century.
Consequently there are countermovements, such as the radio station you mentioned, Omrop Fryslan.
Wine implicit in the grapes, a god of wine implicit in the baby, a vision implicit in the viewer: the marble poise of movements and countermovements in every muscle of the figures adds up to a zero sum of motion that you feel in your own clenched muscles as you stop yourself from reaching too.
The relative power of competing movements and countermovements will play a major role in determining the norms adopted by states, and more importantly, how those norms are implemented in fact.