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counterinsurgency (s) (noun), counterinsurgencies (pl)
1. A political and even a military strategy or action that is intended to oppose and to forcefully suppress an insurgency or revolt or rebellion.
2. Military and political activities undertaken by a government to defeat a rebellion or a guerrilla movement.
This entry is located in the following units: contra-, contro-, counter, contre- (page 7) regi-, reg-, rec-, rex- (page 2) surg-, sur- (page 1)