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countermove


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Countermove  \Coun`ter*move"\  (koun`t?r-m??v"),  v.  t.  &  i. 
  To  move  in  a  contrary  direction  to 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Countermove  \Coun"ter*move`\  (-m??v`),  n.  Countermovement 
  \Coun"ter*move`ment\  (-ment). 
  A  movement  in  opposition  to  another. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  countermove 
  n  :  an  attack  by  a  defending  force  against  an  attacking  enemy 
  force  in  order  to  regain  lost  ground  or  cut  off  enemy 
  advance  units  etc  [syn:  {counterattack}] 




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