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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Counteraction  \Coun`ter*ac"tion\  (koun`t?r-?k"sh?n),  n. 
  Action  in  opposition;  hindrance  resistance. 
 
  [They]  do  not  .  .  .  overcome  the  counteraction  of  a 
  false  principle  or  of  stubborn  partiality.  --Johnson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  counteraction 
  n  :  action  intended  to  nullify  the  effects  of  some  previous 
  action  [syn:  {neutralization},  {neutralisation}] 




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