Definition of counteragent in English:

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Pronunciation: /kaʊntərˈeɪdʒ(ə)nt/


An agent or force used to reduce or neutralize something else.
Example sentences
  • In Surrey and surrounding regions, a commonly used counteragent to the gypsies is celery root mixed with the blood of poultry, particularly chickens.
  • By recombining insect DNA Tyler creates a biological counteragent, a new species to be our six-legged ally in wiping out the roach population.
  • The purpose of therapeutics was to apply counteragents, usually chemical ones, which would act quickly against the attacker.

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