counterproject

noun coun·ter·proj·ect \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈprä-ˌjekt , -jikt also -ˈprō- \
variants: or counter-project
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of counterproject

plural counterprojects or counter-projects
: a counterproposal especially for a plan, measure, or treaty
  • The two nations resumed their long and wearisome boundary talks, swapping projects and counterprojects for survey commissions while laboriously debating the locations of rivers, lakes, and highlands.
  • —Howard Jones and Donald Allen Rakestraw

First Known Use of counterproject

circa 1745


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