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counter 1

British English: /ˈkaʊntə/
American English: /ˈkaʊn(t)ər/

noun

  • 1
    (in shop) Ladentisch, der
    (in cafeteria, restaurant, train) Büfett, das
    (in post office, bank) Schalter, der
    counter clerk
    (Schalterbeamte der, -beamtin die)
    these medicines/weapons can be bought over the counter
    diese Arzneimittel kann man ohne Rezept kaufen/diese Waffen kann man ohne Waffenschein kaufen
    [buy/sell something] under the counter
    [figurative]
    [etwas] unter dem Ladentisch [kaufen/verkaufen]
  • 3
    (apparatus for counting) Zähler, der

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counter 2

adjective

  • entgegengesetzt
    Gegen-/gegen-

transitive verb

  • 2 (meet by countermove)
    zurückschlagen

intransitive verb

adverb

  • 1
    (in the opposite direction) in entgegengesetzter Richtung
    go/run counter
    in die falsche Richtung gehen/laufen
  • 2 (contrary)act counter to
    zuwiderhandeln + Dat.
    go counter to
    zuwiderlaufen + Dat.
    run counter to
    im Widerspruch stehen zu

noun

  • 2
    (countermove) Antwort, die (to auf) + Akk.

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counter 3

noun

  • (Nautical)
    Gilling, die

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