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 Dictionary entry overview: What does countermeasure mean? 

  The noun COUNTERMEASURE has 1 sense:

1. an action taken to offset another action

  Familiarity information: COUNTERMEASURE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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An action taken to offset another action

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("countermeasure" is a kind of...):

measure; step (any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "countermeasure"):

countermine ((military) a tunnel dug to defeat similar activities by the enemy)

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