Palfrey was capable of horse-whipping a too rash pretender to his daughter's hand; and, moreover, he had three tall sons: it was clear that a suitor would be at a disadvantage with such a family, unless travel and natural acumen had given him a countervailing power
The absence of a countervailing power
enabled Washington to launch invasions of Afghanistan in 2001 in the aftermath of 9/11 and of Iraq in 2003 without any UN sanction.
On top of that, you had countervailing power
in the form of labor unions and local banks and farm cooperatives and other groups whose voice in politics counteracted and balanced the voices of big business and the big banks.
But as I have also argued before, the need exists for a countervailing power
to check the Duterte administration's excesses.
20) In other words, when a buyer exerts countervailing power
against a supplier with market power, the overarching goal should be consumer welfare, not supplier welfare.
WBA's added scale could provide some countervailing power
in its negotiations over network access and reimbursement rates, he added.
It found that the bidding nature of the markets, the presence of other large competitors, the relatively low barriers to entry, and the significant countervailing power
of media vendors will ensure a level playing field in all the affected markets after the merger.
Popularised by Galbraith (1956), countervailing power
has come to mean a variety of mechanisms that counter the power of dominant practices and paradigms.
These examples show how cooperatives are organized and grow to enable farmers to exercise countervailing power
When the downturn came, there was no countervailing power
in Brussels to offset the effects of the recession in the countries most hit by the crisis.
In addition, given the proliferation of technology in this field, Valeo s limited market shares on completion of the project, and the significant countervailing power
of vehicle producers, the Commission was able to rule out the risk of any excessive distortion of competition.
Following the countervailing power
theory of John R.