coun·​ter·​cam·​paign ˌkau̇n-tər-(ˌ)kam-ˈpān How to pronounce countercampaign (audio)
variants or counter-campaign
plural countercampaigns or counter-campaigns
: a campaign waged in opposition to another campaign
Conservatives slammed the law, claiming it discriminates against men and waged a counter-campaign.Anna Momigliano

Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of countercampaign was in 1881

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Cite this Entry

“Countercampaign.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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