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English definition of “counterclockwise”

counterclockwise

adjective, adverb [not gradable]    /ˌkɑʊn·tərˈklɑkˌwɑɪz/
(moving around) in a direction opposite to that of the hands (= long narrow parts that move) of a clock or watch
(Definition of counterclockwise adjective, adverb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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