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Noun
Plural for a state in which opposing forces or influences are balanced
“The image and parti become a counterpoise of planes and lines, again seeking, almost by sleight-of-hand, to de-emphasize volumetric solidity or enclosure.”
Noun
Plural for a force that opposes, or balances out, another force
“Our policy ought now to be to form a Western confederacy of free states as a counterpoise to the Eastern League of arbitrary governments.”
Noun
Plural for counterpose
Verb
To neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
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“Had they some protection afforded to them, sufficient to counterpoise the advantages which the French, in other respects, enjoyed over them?”
Verb
To put an end to, especially formally
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