[koun-ter-ter-uh-riz-uh m] /ˌkaʊn tərˈtɛr əˌrɪz əm/
in reaction to or retaliation for some previous act of .
activities that are intended to prevent terrorist acts or to eradicate terrorist groups
[thruhst] /θrʌst/ verb (used with object), thrust, thrusting. 1. to push forcibly; shove; put or drive with force: He thrust his way through the crowd. She thrust a dagger into his back. 2. to put boldly forth or impose acceptance of: to thrust oneself into a conversation between others; to thrust a dollar into the […]
[koun-ter-top] /ˈkaʊn tərˌtɒp/ noun 1. a , as in a kitchen, especially when covered with a heat- and stain-resistant material. adjective 2. designed to fit or be used on a countertop: a countertop microwave oven. n. 1878, from counter (n.) + top (n.1).
countertraction coun·ter·trac·tion (koun’tər-trāk’shən) n. Traction used to offset or oppose another traction in the reduction of fractures. Also called counterextension.
[koun-ter-treyd] /ˈkaʊn tərˌtreɪd/ noun 1. , especially international , carried on for payment wholly or partially in goods instead of cash or credit. /ˈkaʊntəˌtreɪd/ noun 1. international trade in which payment is made in goods rather than currency verb (transitive) 2. to buy or sell goods by countertrade: countertrading weapons for coffee beans