[koun-ter-akt] /ˌkaʊn tərˈækt/
verb (used with object)
to in opposition to; frustrate by contrary action.
(transitive) to oppose, neutralize, or mitigate the effects of by contrary action; check
1670s, from counter- + act (v.). Related: Counteracted; counteracting.
[ad-uh p-tey-shuh n] /ˌæd əpˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of adapting. 2. the state of being adapted; adjustment. 3. something produced by adapting: an adaptation of a play for television. 4. Biology. 5. Physiology. the decrease in response of sensory receptor organs, as those of vision, touch, temperature, olfaction, audition, and pain, to changed, […]
[ad-ver-tahy-zing] /ˈæd vərˌtaɪ zɪŋ/ noun 1. the act or practice of calling public attention to one’s product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers and magazines, over radio or television, on billboards, etc.: to get more customers by advertising. 2. paid announcements; . 3. the profession of planning, designing, and writing . /ˈædvəˌtaɪzɪŋ/ […]
[ey-juh nt] /ˈeɪ dʒənt/ noun 1. a person or business authorized to act on another’s behalf: Our agent in Hong Kong will ship the merchandise. A best-selling author needs a good agent. 2. a person or thing that acts or has the power to act. 3. a natural force or object producing or used for […]
[uh-gresh-uh n] /əˈgrɛʃ ən/ noun 1. the action of a state in violating by force the rights of another state, particularly its territorial rights; an unprovoked offensive, attack, invasion, or the like: The army is prepared to stop any foreign aggression. 2. any offensive action, attack, or procedure; an inroad or encroachment: an aggression upon […]