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counter-revolutionary

/ -nrɪ; ˌkaʊntəˌrɛvəˈluːʃənərɪ /

noun

  1. a person opposed to revolution
  2. a person who opposes a specific revolution or revolutionary government


adjective

  1. characterized by opposition to a revolution or revolutions in general
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Example Sentences

They were arrested and put to death by Stalin for "counter-revolutionary activities."

Very soon the united Conservative and Counter-Revolutionary parties again regained the ascendant.

In consequence I was considered a counter-revolutionary, if not bourgeois.

This project was immediately branded as counter-revolutionary by "revolutionary democracy."

They declared that no bourgeois, counter-revolutionary group would be admitted to the conference.

That which it imagined to be the most revolutionary, came about as the most counter-revolutionary event.

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