counterstrategy

noun coun·ter·strat·e·gy \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈstra-tə-jē \
variants: or counter-strategy
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of counterstrategy

plural counterstrategies or counter-strategies
1 : a strategy that counters another strategy
  • … weighed the possibilities of what his enemy's next move might be before deciding on his next counterstrategy.
  • —Stormie Filson
2 : a strategy developed to counter something
  • As individuals began to control information and images in the age of the Internet, political circles have developed a media counterstrategy in response to rapidly changing public opinion.
  • —Kim Yujin

counterstrategist

play \ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈstra-tə-jist\ or counter-strategist noun, plural counterstrategists or counter-strategists
    • She is not a victim or even a survivor, but a lethal counterattacker, counterstrategist
    • —Peter Bradshaw

First Known Use of counterstrategy

1843


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