, counterweighting, counterweighted
1. countable noun [oft N n] A counterweight is an action or proposal that is intended to balance or counter other actions or proposals. [+ to] ⇒ His no-inflation bill serves as a useful counterweight to proposals less acceptable to the Committee. 2. verb
If one action or proposal is intended to counterweight another, it is intended to balance or counter the other action or proposal. counter [V n] ⇒ This will be used to counterweight the capital gains argument.
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