Word forms: counter-revolutions
Definitionsregional note: in AM, also use counterrevolution
1. countable noun A counter-revolution is a revolution that is intended to reverse the effects of a previous revolution. ⇒ The consequences of the counter-revolution have been extremely bloody. 2. uncountable noun You can refer to activities that are intended to reverse the effects of a previous revolution as counter-revolution. ⇒ Such actions would be regarded as counter-revolution.
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