Definition of counterdemonstration in English:


Line breaks: coun¦ter|dem¦on|stra¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntədɛmənˌstreɪʃ(ə)n


A public demonstration organized in order to express opposition to the aims of another demonstration: an effort by right-wing elements to organize a counterdemonstration failed
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  • Just as they did during the Democratic National Convention, police officers carried out counter-demonstrations of their own.
  • They staged no counter-demonstrations that day in Miami.
  • There were counterdemonstrations by feminists and human rights supporters, not only in Bangladesh but all over the world.

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