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Economist John Kenneth Galbraith famously called this “countervailing power.”
But whatever becomes of us, we are sure the adversary cannot countervail the King's damages.
Her object being to countervail the design of her husband, she instantly commences a system of manoeuvring to carry her point.
And to countervail this, it has been laid down by nature, that the men who have something to say don't say it.
The thegn is a twelve hundred man; his wergild and his oath countervail those of six ceorls.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
The Author of all things, though besought, did not so co-operate as to countervail the legitimate action of natural powers.
There have been others who would never allow any claim of mere expediency to countervail against the dictates of conscience.
TEN TUDOR STATESMENARTHUR D. INNES
What censures, then, can I have in reserve to countervail such praises?
Nothing doth countervail a faithful friend, and his excellency is unvaluable.
ESSAYS AND TALESJOSEPH ADDISON
The allowance made to wholesale purchasers will countervail the double voyage.

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