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countervailing

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈkaʊn.təˌveɪ.lɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/ formal
having equal force but an opposite effect: There was nobody strong enough to lead an effective countervailing force against the dictator. a countervailing argument
Translations of “countervailing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 對抗的,抵消的,制衡的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对抗的,抵消的,制衡的…
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