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Definition 1: (military) a tunnel dug to defeat similar activities by the enemy - [noun denoting act]

(countermine is a kind of ...) an action taken to offset another action

(countermine belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 2: destroy enemy mines with one's own mines - [verb of competition]

Samples where countermine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We countermined the banks of the river

(countermine is a kind of ...) lay mines

"The Vietnamese mined Cambodia"

Samples where countermine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war

Synonyms for countermine in the sense of this definition

(countermine is a kind of ...) refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient

"He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired"

(... is a kind of countermine ) cause to run off the tracks

"they had planned to derail the trains that carried atomic waste"

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