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1. A revolution whose aim is the deposition and reversal of a political or social system set up by a previous revolution.
2. A movement to oppose revolutionary tendencies and developments.
coun′ter·rev′o·lu′tion·ar′y (-shə-nĕr′ē) adj. & n.
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|Noun||1.||counterrevolutionist - a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution|
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