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A reformation intended to counter the consequences of a previous reformation.
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the movement for reform within the Roman Catholic Church that followed the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century.
coun•ter•ref•or•ma•tion(ˈkaʊn tərˌrɛf ərˈmeɪ ʃən)
a reformation opposed to or counteracting a previous reformation.
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|Noun||1.||counterreformation - a reformation intended to counter the results of a prior reformation|
reformation - improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social or political or religious affairs
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