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verb (used with object), coun·ter·posed, coun·ter·pos·ing.
  1. to offer or place in opposition, response, or contrast.

Origin of counterpose

First recorded in 1585–95; counter- + (pro)pose
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Historical Examples

  • To the fighting "Holy Alliances" of the governments, we counterpose the brotherhood of the free spirits of the world!

    The Forerunners

    Romain Rolland