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counteract

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English

Etymology

From counter- + act.

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Verb

Infinitive
to counteract

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to counteract (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To act in opposition to; to hinder, defeat, or frustrate, by contrary agency or influence; as, to counteract the effect of medicines; to counteract good advice.

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