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[noun koun-ter-mahyn; verb koun-ter-mahyn, koun-ter-mahyn] /noun ˈkaʊn tərˌmaɪn; verb ˌkaʊn tərˈmaɪn, ˈkaʊn tərˌmaɪn/

Military. a intended to intercept or destroy an enemy mine.
a counterplot.
verb (used with object), countermined, countermining.
to oppose by a countermine.
verb (used without object), countermined, countermining.
to make a countermine.
Military. to intercept or destroy enemy mines.
noun (ˈkaʊntəˌmaɪn)
(military) a tunnel dug to defeat similar activities by an enemy
a plot to frustrate another plot
verb (ˌkaʊntəˈmaɪn)
to frustrate by countermeasures
(military) to take measures to defeat the underground operations of (an enemy)
(military) to destroy enemy mines in (an area) with mines of one’s own


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