counterproposition

[koun-ter-prop-uh-zish-uh n]
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noun

a proposition made in place of or in opposition to a preceding one.

Nearby words

  1. counterproductive,
  2. counterprogram,
  3. counterproof,
  4. counterpropaganda,
  5. counterproposal,
  6. counterpunch,
  7. counterpurchase,
  8. counterreformation,
  9. counterreply,
  10. counterrevolution

Origin of counterproposition

First recorded in 1860–65; counter- + proposition

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