[koun-ter-in-tel-i-juh ns] /ˌkaʊn tər ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒəns/
the activity of an service employed in thwarting the efforts of an enemy’s agents to gather information or commit sabotage.
an organization engaged in counterintelligence.
activities designed to frustrate enemy espionage
intelligence collected about enemy espionage
also counter-intelligence, 1940, from counter- + intelligence.
[koun-ter-in-too-ish-uh n] /ˌkaʊn tərˌɪn tuˈɪʃ ən/ noun 1. intuition that is counter to common-sense expectation.
[koun-ter-in-too-i-tiv, -tyoo-] /ˌkaʊn tər ɪnˈtu ɪ tɪv, -ˈtyu-/ adjective 1. counter to what intuition would lead one to expect: The direction we had to follow was counterintuitive—we had to go north first before we went south. /ˌkaʊntərɪnˈtjuːɪtɪv/ adjective 1. (of an idea, proposal, etc) seemingly contrary to common sense 2. intelligence collected about enemy espionage […]
[koun-ter-ir-i-tuh nt] /ˌkaʊn tərˈɪr ɪ tənt/ noun 1. Medicine/Medical. an agent for producing inflammation in superficial tissues to relieve pain or inflammation in deeper structures. 2. any irritation or annoyance that draws attention away from another. adjective 3. Medicine/Medical. of or acting as a counterirritant. /ˌkaʊntərˈɪrɪtənt/ noun 1. an agent that causes a superficial irritation […]
[koun-ter-ahy-uh n, -ahy-on] /ˈkaʊn tərˌaɪ ən, -ˌaɪ ɒn/ noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. an in solution that associates itself with an of opposite charge on the surface of a member of a solute.