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counteract

(kown″tĕr-ăkt′)
To act against or in opposition to.
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The contract is to select the general contractor of the project "argos - counteracting digital exclusion of children and youth in warsaw," co-financed by the european union under action 8.
Contract award: Delivery of hardware with software and service training in using computers and the Internet access service under the project Counteracting digital exclusion in the commune Swiercze implemented under the Operational Programme Innovative Economy 2007-2013, measure 8.
Cleansing the Cosmos: A Biblical Model for Conceptualizing and Counteracting Evil.
Upholding the complaint, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said it had not seen any evidence that "the minus-ion properties of Trion: Z bracelets work by counteracting the positive ions created by modern technology"
Three parliamentary committees, including the parliamentary comittee on economy, budget and finance; the parliamentary committee on defense, security, rule of law, legal and judicial reform and the parliamentary committee on constitutional legislation, state setup, law and human rights) conducted the parliamentary hearings on bills drafted by the Government for the purpose of aligning acting legislation with the Law on counteracting the financing of terrorism and legalization (laundering) of illicit money on April 22.
David Sheridan, former president of the New Jersey Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NJASFAA), immediately wrote a guest editorial counteracting the consultant's allegations.
However, the nucleotide pool in this species is exceptionally clean because of the presence of several copies of the mutT gene (1,6); the MutT protein removes oxidized guanines (8-OxodGTP), thus counteracting replication or transcription errors.
The findings suggest that counteracting this hormone--called cholecystokinin, or CCK--could help elderly people regain a healthy appetite and avoid anorexia, a condition of dangerous weight loss.
Dietary soy may reduce the risk of cancer by counteracting the cell-proliferating effect of estrogen-replacement therapy.
The church is already involved in ways of counteracting stress among the farming community, and is encouraging new initiatives in diversification and organic farming.