Counter-revolution



[koun-ter-rev-uh-loo-shuh n] /ˈkaʊn tərˌrɛv əˈlu ʃən/

noun
1.
a revolution against a government recently established by a revolution.
2.
a political movement that resists revolutionary tendencies.
/ˌkaʊntəˌrɛvəˈluːʃən/
noun
1.
a revolution opposed to a previous revolution and aimed at reversing its effects
n.

also counter-revolution, 1791, from counter- + revolution. First recorded in U.S. with reference to American Revolution.

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