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adjective, adverb uk   /ˌkaʊn.təˈklɒk.waɪz/ us    /-t̬ɚˈklɑːk.waɪz/ US ( UK anticlockwise)
in the opposite direction to the movement of the hands of a clock: Push it down and twist it counterclockwise.
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