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countervail

coun·ter·vail

countervail

 
pronunciation:
kaUn tr veIl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: countervailed, countervailing, countervails
definition 1: to be equivalent to or counterbalance.
similar words:
compensate, offset
definition 2: to oppose successfully or with equal power; counteract; neutralize.
similar words:
counteract, negative, neutralize, offset
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to have or exert equal power in opposition.
similar words:
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