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1. A plan intended to counter or oppose another plan.
2. An alternate plan.
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1. an opposing plan
2. (Rhetoric) rhetoric a negative position in a debate which argues against a proposed plan by proposing a separate plan (rather than defending the status quo)
to form an opposing plan
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|Noun||1.||counterplan - a plot intended to subvert another plot|
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