countervailing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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countervailingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈkaʊn.təˌveɪ.lɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/ formal
having ​equalforce but an ​oppositeeffect: There was nobody ​strong enough to ​lead an ​effective countervailing force against the ​dictator. a countervailing ​argument
(Definition of countervailing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “countervailing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对抗的,抵消的,制衡的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對抗的,抵消的,制衡的…
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