countercampaign

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

counter- +‎ campaign

Noun[edit]

countercampaign (plural countercampaigns)

  1. A campaign that opposes another campaign.
    • 2007 August 18, David Barboza, “China Seeks to Regain Confidence on Food Safety”, in New York Times[1]:
      Determined to show that it is responding to the crisis, the government has moved aggressively in recent months to mount a countercampaign, announcing a lengthy list of new regulations and inspection controls and promising to crack down on illegal and counterfeit operations.