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Definition of "counterguerrilla" [counterguerrilla]

  • Opposed to guerrillas and their warfare. (adjective)

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Use "counterguerrilla" in a sentence
  • "Donovan organized an intelligence unit in the army and the Green Berets he scouted at Fort Bragg arrived to train Thai soldiers in counterguerrilla tactics."
  • "The campaign would be held up by its supporters as a “model of counterguerrilla warfare” and by its detractors as one of the most harsh and cruel campaigns in American history."
  • "It was not examined seriously at West Point or the Army War College, and the U.S. military jettisoned just about anything to do with counterinsurgency—all those counterguerrilla, “little-war” tactics and doctrines so romantically invoked during the Kennedy years."