counterrevolution

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counterrevolution

[koun-ter-rev-uh-loo-shuhn]
noun
1.
a revolution against a government recently established by a revolution.
2.
a political movement that resists revolutionary tendencies.

Origin:
1785–95; counter- + revolution, as translation of French contre-révolution

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Example sentences
Yet to start taking responsibility would require a cultural counterrevolution.
After six months, a counterrevolution was in full swing in both offices.
It was, at one and the same time, a genuine revolution and an authentic
  counterrevolution.
The line between revision and counterrevolution is a thin one.
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