Examples of counterrevolution in a Sentence
The leader vowed to stop any attempt at counterrevolution.
Soldiers loyal to the President led the counterrevolution.
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Trump’s love affair with capital punishment runs deep, and Sessions’s tenure at the Justice Department is essentially a one-man counterrevolution against the bipartisan consensus on criminal-justice reform.
Now these same fighters face the wrath of long-term NATO ally Turkey, which is undergoing its own Islamicizing counterrevolution.
The first Texans had self-defense in their DNA because Mexico back then was a continuing carnival of revolutions and counterrevolutions.
The revolutionary dimension of their counterrevolution would be provided by a kind of fascism.
But Steve Bannon’s rebels deserve a counterrevolution.
In the months after October 1917, Petrograd under the new Soviet Republic is increasingly threatened by not just famine, chaos and disease but also counterrevolution, factional betrayal and foreign intervention.
Welcome to life in the dreary trenches of a counterrevolution.
The fall of the Romanov dynasty in March 1917 did not spark violence or a counterrevolution – that would come a few months later when the Bolsheviks seized power in November 1917.
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COUNTERREVOLUTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of counterrevolution for English Language Learners
: action by a group, army, etc., that is done to overthrow a government that is in power because of an earlier revolution
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