coun·​ter·​proj·​ect ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈprä-ˌjekt How to pronounce counterproject (audio)
 also  -ˈprō-
variants or counter-project
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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1745, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of counterproject was circa 1745

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“Counterproject.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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