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countermeasure

kown ter me zher

  • n  an action taken to offset another action

  • With toxic silt still flowing downstream in the Pripyat, which is some 441 miles long, a dam on the left bank has been the only effective countermeasure, and dredging remains .
  • As a countermeasure, the Navy might set its mines to go off at extremely faint signals.
  • The newest Israeli countermeasure is an electronic barrier that stretches about 40 miles along the Jordan River Valley.
Quotes

  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in International Herald Tribune
    In spite of Washingtons decision to fingerprint Iranian travelers who visit the United States, we have asked legislators to avoid a countermeasure,Ahmadinejad said.
  • Lee Myung-bak in Xinhua
    A global crisis requires a global countermeasure, and what is most needed is joint efforts of South Korea and ASEAN that possess great potential and the chance for a rebound,Lee said in his keynote speech marking the opening of a business...
  • Taro Aso in Earthtimes (press release)
    Japan will dispatch Self-Defence Force vessels off Somalia as a countermeasure against piracy,said Aso.

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