counterreform

noun
coun·ter·re·form | \ ˈkau̇n-tər-ri-ˌfȯrm \
variants: or counter-reform
plural counterreforms or counter-reforms

Definition of counterreform 

: a reform that counters or reverses a previous reform The counterreform … seems bent upon a return to a more traditional curriculum. —E. D. Hirsch, Jr.

Other words from counterreform

counterreformer \ˌkau̇n-tər-ri-ˈfȯr-mər \ or counter-reformer noun plural counterreformers or counter-reformers
The same sentiments are later found in his activities as a counterreformer. Olaus believed that Protestants should … be won back to the Church … —Marianna D. Birnbaum

First Known Use of counterreform

1831, in the meaning defined above

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