Definition of counter-revolution in English:

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counter-revolution

Pronunciation: /ˌkaʊntəˌrɛvəˈluːʃ(ə)n/

noun

A revolution opposing a former one or reversing its results: the monarch plans to put himself at the head of the enemies of the revolution to attempt a counter-revolution [mass noun]: the threat of successful counter-revolution
More example sentences
  • The monarch plans to put himself at the head of the enemies of the revolution to attempt a counter-revolution.
  • But as events played out the revolution failed and the counter-revolution soon set in.
  • Marx also saw that to be successful the workers' revolution had to be able to defend itself against counter-revolution by capitalist and reactionary forces.

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