counterrevolution counterrevolution  /ˌkaʊn tər rɛ və ˈlu ʃən/


  • (n) a revolution whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by a previous revolution

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  1. We are very sorry that such a situation exists there, but the most important thing is that the counterrevolution must be shattered.
  2. Not surprisingly, there are already signs of a mini cultural counterrevolution not from the youth ranks but rather from an old face of Italian public life.
  3. What is needed now is to mobilize all the healthy forces in society to combat counterrevolution.


  • The revenge of Egypt's old guard

    A series of moves by the country’s new leaders has stoked fears among some activists that a counterrevolution is emerging.
    on July 12, 2013     Source: GlobalPost

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