Counteract

Definition of Counteract

Coun`ter`act´   Pronunciation: koun`t?r-?kt´
v. t.1.To act in opposition to; to hinder, defeat, or frustrate, by contrary agency or influence; as, to counteract the effect of medicines; to counteract good advice.
[imp. & p. p. Counteracted; p. pr. & vb. n. Counteracting.]

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