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counteract

(kown″tĕr-ăkt′)
To act against or in opposition to.
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According to the Le Chatelier principle, any influence on a system, executed by means of a change of the external conditions, initiates a counteraction of the system.
Passive systems always exert the weakened counteraction to an external influence, i.
So, the second unique property of biosystems is their ability for the intensified counteraction to an external action (influence).
Expenditure of energy that makes the intensified counteraction possible restores with an energetic profit in some time.
Security Council should assess the nature of breach made by Iraq and what type of counteractions are necessary, Gourdault-Montagne said.
Counteractions will take effect 30 days after the WTO notification.
Should counteractions be decided, they must be taken by June 17.
Administration officials are also wary that military action against Afghanistan could destabilize Pakistan and prompt terrorists to take counteractions, the sources said.