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Definition of "counteracting" [counteracting]

  • Present participle of counteract. (verb)

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Use "counteracting" in a sentence
  • "But there is some good news: When a second test group was cued about their inherent aversion to accents, participants succeeded in counteracting their anti-accent bias with mild accents — though they were not successful with heavy ones."
  • "What Grossman apparently didn't take away from his glimpse into the future (perhaps because he fears his own place as a print-based critic will simply be washed away) is any sense of the role literary criticism might play in counteracting the New Chaos."
  • "One important role that school sex ed programs have is in counteracting some of the errors that circulate among teenagers as rumors."