counterrevolutionary
adjective or noun see counterrevolution

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  • counterrevolutionary — coun|ter|rev|o|lu|tion|ar|y [ ,kauntərevə luʃn,eri ] noun count someone who takes part in a counterrevolution ╾ coun|ter|rev|o|lu|tion|ar|y adjective: counterrevolutionary activities …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • counterrevolutionary — I noun a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution • Syn: ↑counterrevolutionist, ↑counter revolutionist • Derivationally related forms: ↑counterrevolution (for: ↑counterrevolutio …   Useful english dictionary

  • counterrevolutionary — /kown teuhr rev euh looh sheuh ner ee/, adj., n., pl. counterrevolutionaries. adj. 1. characteristic of or resulting from a counterrevolution. 2. opposing a revolution or revolutionary government. n. 3. Also, counterrevolutionist /kown teuhr rev… …   Universalium

  • counterrevolutionary — 1. adjective In opposition to a revolution 2. noun A person who opposes a revolution and attempts to reverse the changes made by it …   Wiktionary

  • counterrevolutionary — adj. of or pertaining to a counterrevolution, opposing a previous revolution …   English contemporary dictionary

  • counterrevolutionary — coun·ter·revolutionary …   English syllables

  • counterrevolutionary — coun•ter•rev•o•lu•tion•ar•y [[t]ˈkaʊn tərˌrɛv əˈlu ʃəˌnɛr i[/t]] adj. n. pl. ar•ies 1) gov characteristic of or resulting from a counterrevolution 2) gov opposing a revolution or revolutionary government 3) gov Also, coun•ter•rev•o•lu•tion•ist… …   From formal English to slang

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