Counterpower Definition

noun

A political power capable of challenging and potentially removing the power of another. Usually used to refer to the ability of 'have-nots' to combat the 'haves'. The word can be used to describe countervailing forces both within (see quotation 1) and between (see quotation 2) states.

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Other Word Forms of Counterpower

Noun

Singular:
counterpower
Plural:
counterpowers

Origin of Counterpower

  • counter- +‎ power

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