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countermeasurenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkaʊn.təˌmeʒ.ər/  us   /-t̬ɚˌmeʒ.ɚ/
an ​action taken against an ​unwantedaction or ​situation: The Chancellor's countermeasures againstinflation have been ​completelyineffective.
(Definition of countermeasure from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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countermeasurenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkaʊntəˌmeʒər/  us   /-ṱɚˌmeʒə˞/
an ​action that is ​designed to ​reduce the ​effect of something harmful: There are several countermeasures that can be taken to ​reduce the likelihood of ​creditcardfraud.
(Definition of countermeasure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “countermeasure”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对策, 反措施,应对措施…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對策, 反措施,應對措施…
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