counteroffer

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counter- +‎ offer

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counteroffer (plural counteroffers)

  1. An offer made in reply to an unacceptable offer.

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counteroffer (third-person singular simple present counteroffers, present participle counteroffering, simple past and past participle counteroffered)

  1. To offer as a counteroffer.
    • 2008 June 14, Gail Collins, “Candidates, Fly Away Home”, in New York Times[1]:
      Obama counteroffered one town hall and an extra debate, which McCain waved away.

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