An action taken to counteract a danger or threat: for every clever defence that plants devise, some animal seems to be able to come up with a countermeasure
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- 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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