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English definition of “anticlockwise”

anticlockwise

adjective, adverb uk   /ˌæn.tiˈklɒk.waɪz/ us    /-t̬iˈklɑːk-/ UK (US counterclockwise)
in the opposite direction to the movement of the hands of a clock: "How do I get the top off this bottle?" "Push it down and twist it anticlockwise."Backwards, sideways and back and forth
(Definition of anticlockwise from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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