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verb [transitive] counteract pronunciation in British English /ˌkaʊntərˈækt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycounteract
he/she/itcounteracts
present participlecounteracting
past tensecounteracted
past participlecounteracted
  1. to reduce the negative effect of something by doing something that has an opposite effect
    Schools are taking action to counteract bullying.
    measures to counteract traffic congestion

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