Simple Definition of counterrevolution
: action by a group, army, etc., that is done to overthrow a government that is in power because of an earlier revolution
Examples of counterrevolution in a sentence
The leader vowed to stop any attempt at counterrevolution.
Soldiers loyal to the President led the counterrevolution.
First Known Use of counterrevolution
Learn More about counterrevolution
Spanish Central: Translation of "counterrevolution" Nglish: Translation of "counterrevolution" for Spanish speakers
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up counterrevolution? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).