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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 coun·ter·check /-ˌʧɛk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coun·ter·check v. t. [imp. & p. p. Counterchecked p. pr. & vb. n. Counterchecking.] To oppose or check by some obstacle; to check by a return check.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coun·ter·check n.
 1. A check; a stop; a rebuke, or censure to check a reprover.
 2. Any force or device designed to restrain another restraining force; a check upon a check.
    The system of checks and counterchecks.   --J. H. Newton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a check that restrains another check
      2: something that checks the correctness of a previous check
         [syn: double check]
      v 1: oppose or check by a counteraction [syn: counteract]
      2: check a second time