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counterpose

[ koun-ter-pohz ]
/ 藢ka蕣n t蓹r藞po蕣z /
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verb (used with object), coun路ter路posed, coun路ter路pos路ing.
to offer or place in opposition, response, or contrast.
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Origin of counterpose

First recorded in 1585鈥95; counter- + (pro)pose
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How to use counterpose in a sentence

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

    The Forerunners|Romain Rolland
  • Things are what we in our own thought counterpose to ourselves who think them.

    The Reform of Education|Giovanni Gentile
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