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English noun: countercurrent

1. countercurrent (event) a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current


Synonymscrosscurrent, rip, riptide, tide rip


Broader (hypernym)turbulence, turbulency

2. countercurrent (act) actions counter to the main group activity


SamplesPolitical crosscurrents disrupted the conference.


Synonymscrosscurrent


Broader (hypernym)strife









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