Definition of countermeasure in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkoun(t)ərˌmeZHər/


An action taken to counteract a danger or threat.
Example sentences
  • As a superb targeter of military forces, he was a most crafty inventor of countermeasures to thwart enemy action.
  • Even where the US has technical advantages, effective countermeasures usually exist.
  • Industry is playing a key role by rapidly fielding countermeasures that help soldiers to stay ahead of the enemy.

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Syllabification: coun·ter·meas·ure

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