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Synonyms for counteract

Synonyms for counteract

to act as an equalizing weight or force to

to make ineffective by applying an opposite force or amount

Synonyms for counteract

act in opposition to

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oppose or check by a counteraction

oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions

destroy property or hinder normal operations

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To each action of Russia Ukraine will respond taking counteractions and countermeasures," said Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
Initial life forms must regularly get strong influences from the outside world to create the mechanism of strengthening of the counteractions.
The most valuable part of Valente's book is the detailed account of the actions, counteractions, petitions, and especially the differences between the congregations of the Inquisition and Index, over the book.
Laser warning technology alerts aircrews when laser-aided or laser-guided threats are present, allowing them to take appropriate counteractions.
On Tuesday, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) asked its armed wing, the New People's Army (NPA), to launch 'armed counteractions and offensives' against state forces amid the government's plan to extend the military rule in Mindanao.
It warned that if South Korea or the US responds "recklessly" to DPRK's counteractions, prompt actions by rocket forces deployed in the Southwestern sector will turn the five islands in the Yellow Sea into a "sea of flames.
The Association's Chair, Svetlozar Nikolov, explained that if Bulgaria undertakes such counteractions, they could impede the right to request compensations from the EU for the losses endured from the Greek farmers' blockade.
In particular, they addressed international support to countries combating terrorism; universalization of the legal framework in the region and the world; specific mechanisms of counteractions by government agencies, possible ways to involve business circles and civil society into combating terrorism financing and money laundering.
Beyond this central ideological-cultural question, he also explores how European social institutions failed to serve as a countervailing interest to Nazi extermination policies; attitudes and reactions of bystanders, Jewish leaders, and other actors; the myriad counteractions taken by individual Jews in response to the Holocaust; and issues of witness and historical remembrance.
These steps will ensure civilian control in dealing with possible missile attacks, while securing prompt counteractions as the SDF will not be given a free hand to respond in the initial stage, the officials said.
Administration officials are also wary that military action against Afghanistan could destabilize Pakistan and prompt terrorists to take counteractions, the sources said.
In an angry response to the government's plan to extend martial law in Mindanao until the end of 2017, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) asked its armed wing, the New People's Army (NPA), on Tuesday, to launch 'armed counteractions and offensives' across the country.