counterspy

[koun-ter-spahy]
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Origin of counterspy

First recorded in 1935–40; counter- + spy
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mole, plant, spy, counterspy

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British Dictionary definitions for counterspy

counterspy

noun plural -spies
  1. a spy working against or investigating enemy espionage
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