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counterwork

[n. koun-ter-wurk; v. koun-ter-wurk, koun-ter-wurk] /n. ˈkaʊn tərˌwɜrk; v. ˌkaʊn tərˈwɜrk, ˈkaʊn tərˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
work or action to oppose some other work or action.
verb (used without object)
2.
to work in opposition.
verb (used with object)
3.
to work in opposition to; hinder or frustrate.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; counter- + work
Related forms
counter-worker, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for counterworker

counterwork

/ˈkaʊntəˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
work done in opposition to other work
2.
defensive fortifications put up against attack
Derived Forms
counterworker, noun
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