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counterrevolutionary

[koun-ter-rev-uh-loo-shuh-ner-ee] /ˈkaʊn tərˌrɛv əˈlu ʃəˌnɛr i/
adjective
1.
characteristic of or resulting from a counterrevolution.
2.
opposing a revolution or revolutionary government.
noun, plural counterrevolutionaries.
3.
Also, counterrevolutionist
[koun-ter-rev-uh-loo-shuh-nist] /ˈkaʊn tərˌrɛv əˈlu ʃə nɪst/ (Show IPA)
. a person who advocates or engages in a counterrevolution.
Origin of counterrevolutionary
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800; counterrevolution + -ary
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