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countering

adjective

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countering

verb
present participle of counter

Synonyms & Antonyms of countering (Entry 2 of 2)

to strive to reduce or eliminate
  • efforts to counter poverty in every sector of our country

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“Countering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/countering. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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