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counteract

(kown″tĕr-ăkt′)
To act against or in opposition to.
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Building capacity of civil society representatives on counteracting domestic violence and trafficking in persons is one of the commitments of the OSCE Office in Tajikistan in the implementation of the OSCE Action Plan for the Promotion of Gender Equality (2004) and OSCE Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings (2003).
NBC was further advised that the CIBC planned to publicize strategies that would assist in counteracting any negative impact the presentation might have on young viewers.
Threfore, the highest risk moves toward younger and younger age cohorts over time, counteracting the aging of the entire infected population and thereby matching the observed stability in ages at death.
This high-altitude warming tends to reduce cloud cover, somewhat counteracting the reduction in sunlight reaching the surface.
Meanwhile, a research team led by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco finds that gabapentin also works better than a placebo in counteracting pain from shingles, a viral disease that attacks nerve endings.