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counterspy

[koun-ter-spahy] /ˈkaʊn tərˌspaɪ/
noun, plural counterspies.
1.
a spy active in counterespionage.
Origin of counterspy
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; counter- + spy
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counterspy

/ˈkaʊntəˌspaɪ/
noun (pl) -spies
1.
a spy working against or investigating enemy espionage
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