countermobilization

noun coun·ter·mo·bi·li·za·tion \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ˌmō-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən \
variants: or counter-mobilization

Definition of countermobilization

plural countermobilizations or counter-mobilizations
: 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

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