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a plot intended to subvert another plot

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Hills' security team, led by Bill South, took the Security Training Initiative of the Year award for their CounterPlan scheme, which involves new starters taking part in two days' off-site training and places a priority on cash management to minimise the likelihood of betting shops being targeted.
The narrator plans to fake a kidnapping of himself in order to forestall a real kidnapping, only to realize his fake scheme has been forestalled by yet another group of real kidnappers: "I realized my counterplan had been frustrated by a counter-counterplan whose authors I did not know" (132) ("compresi che il mio contropiano era stato messo in scacco da un controcontropiano di cui ignoravo i mandanti" (167)).
(23) To prevent Israel from diverting the water it needed, the heads of the Arab states adopted, in two summit conferences in 1964, a counterplan to divert the Jordan's water at its source, the Jordan's tributaries in Lebanon and Syria.
(109) Sang Kyum Kim, The Counterfunction of Spam Mail and Counterplan, 3 INTERNET L.
In March, they presented city officials with a counterplan. Instead of a large community park, these residents favored several smaller parks throughout the area, including converting the former Santa Clara Elementary School into a community center.
Yet until the left figures out a counterplan that works, authors like him will have to keep on plowin'.
The government's plan is not the only reform plan before the Diet -- the largest opposition party, Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan), has submitted its own counterplan. There were high hopes that lawmakers would hammer out a better bill by exploring issues in depth through vigorous discussions.
As the games become more complex, the enemies will need to plan, counterplan, and adapt to the strategies and tactics of their enemies, using plan recognition, opponent modeling techniques, and learning.
Convinced that the Soviet socialist model left no space for private entrepreneurship, Bayar sought a counterplan and expert advice from the U.S.
Department of Fish and Wildlife has submitted a counterplan that suggests the land be set aside, the bulk never to be reclaimed.
These thinkers have a strong sense of opposites or polarities; because they look for the counterplan to every plan, synthesists often tie disparate ideas into new, creative combinations.