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Definition of Counterpower
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Counterpower
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1. The New Detente: Rethinking East-West Relations by Mary Kaldor, Gerard Holden, Richard A. Falk (1989)
"Faced with this, Labour activists tried to build some kind of counterpower through the only instrument at hand: their party. The result was a struggle to ..."
2. Man and wife by William Wilkie Collins (1870)
"The law met the most exasperating of living women with a counterpower of defensive aggravation, all its own!) " I take that as confirming me, Lady Lundie. ..."
3. Participatory Development: Learning from South Asia by Ponna Wignaraja (1991)
"... be expanded to emerge as a counterpower vis-a-vis the dominant interests, having allies at various levels in the society to draw support and protection. ..."
4. The Elements of Natural Philosophy; Or, An Introduction to the Study of the by Golding Bird, Charles Brooke (1867)
"104, there are three moveable pulleys ; now the third arrangement, we can, with a power of 1, counterpower of 2 is 8, and accordingly, with such an balance ..."
5. The Role of US Nuclear Weapons in the Post-Cold War Era by Richard A. Paulsen (1994)
"Mazarr suggests a third alternative—a counterpower strategy that targets nonnuclear ... He states that since counterpower strategy "does not threaten either ..."