Definition of counterdemonstration in English:


Syllabification: coun·ter·dem·on·stra·tion
Pronunciation: /ˈkountərˌdemənˈstrāSHən


  • A public demonstration organized in order to express opposition to the aims of another demonstration: an effort by right-wing elements to organize a counterdemonstration failed
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    • Just as they did during the Democratic National Convention, police officers carried out counter-demonstrations of their own.
    • They staged no counter-demonstrations that day in Miami.
    • There were counterdemonstrations by feminists and human rights supporters, not only in Bangladesh but all over the world.

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