countercampaign

noun coun·ter·cam·paign \ ˌkau̇n-tər-(ˌ)kam-ˈpān \
variants: or counter-campaign

Definition of countercampaign

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

First Known Use of countercampaign

1881


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