contrespionnage etymology

French word contrespionnage comes from French espionnage (Espionage; spying.), French contre- (Counter-, anti-.)

Detailed word origin of contrespionnage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
espionnage French (fra) Espionage; spying.
contre- French (fra) Counter-, anti-.
contrespionnage French (fra) Counterespionage.

Words with the same origin as contrespionnage

Descendants of contre-
contrecarrer contrechamp contreculture contrefaçon contremarque contremine contrepartie contrepied contrepoison contresens contresigner contreterroriste contrevérité contrordre