Definition of countermeasure in English:


Line breaks: coun¦ter|meas¦ure
Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntəmɛʒə


  • 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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