Countervail

Definition of Countervail

Coun`ter`vail´   Pronunciation: koun`t?r-v?l´
v. t.1.To act against with equal force, power, or effect; to thwart or overcome by such action; to furnish an equivalent to or for; to counterbalance; to compensate.
[imp. & p. p. Countervailed (-v?ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Countervailing.]
n.1.Power or value sufficient to obviate any effect; equal weight, strength, or value; equivalent; compensation; requital.

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