countermobilization

noun
coun·​ter·​mo·​bi·​li·​za·​tion | \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ˌmō-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce countermobilization (audio) \
variants: or counter-mobilization
plural countermobilizations or counter-mobilizations

Definition of countermobilization

: a mobilization in opposition to something … some argue that the southern white countermobilization to civil rights was actually weaker and declined sooner than what might have been expected.— Joseph E. Luders … he opposed a school-choice referendum favored by conservatives because he feared it would spark a labor countermobilization— Jonathan Chait

First Known Use of countermobilization

1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Countermobilization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/countermobilization. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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