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counterproposition

[ koun-ter-prop-uh-zish-uhn ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌprɒp əˈzɪʃ ən /
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noun
a proposition made in place of or in opposition to a preceding one.
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Origin of counterproposition

First recorded in 1860–65; counter- + proposition
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