Meaning of COUNTERWEIGHT in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ kaʊntə(r)weɪt ]

( counterweights)

A counterweight is an action or proposal that is intended to balance or counter other actions or proposals.

His no-inflation bill serves as a useful counterweight to proposals less acceptable to the Committee.

N-COUNT : oft N n

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