One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘new measures were brought in to counteract counterfeiting’
prevent, thwart, frustrate, foil, impede, curb, restrain, forestall, hinder, hamper, baulk, oppose, act against, stall, check, resist, withstand, defeat, put a stop to, bring an end to
fend off, ward off, stave off, head off
2‘studying foreign history counteracts tendencies to insularity’
offset, counterbalance, balance, balance out, cancel out, even out, counterpoise, countervail, compensate for, make up for, remedy
neutralize, nullify, annul, negate, invalidate
rare counterweigh, equilibrize, negative
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