There are 3 translations of counter in Spanish:

counter1

Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntər; ˈkaʊntə(r)/

n

  • 1 1.1 (in shop) mostrador (m); (in cafe) barra (f); (in bank, post office) ventanilla (f); (AmE) (in kitchen) encimera (f) (Esp) , cubierta (f) (AmL) , mesada (f) (RPl) perfume counter mostrador de perfumería 1.2 (in phrases) over the counter that drug is not available over the counter esa medicina no se puede comprar sin receta (before n) over-the-counter [Fin] extrabursátil under the counter bajo mano (before n) under-the-counter clandestino [deal] bajo mano
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    • Having eaten these we were hard pressed to ignore the shop counter as we departed.
    • Some supporters are also signing petitions displayed on the counters of shops and other businesses throughout the city centre.
    • While you go around various car accessories shop stalls and insurance counters, children'll have fun at painting and quiz contests.
  • 2 [Games] ficha (f) we still have one last bargaining counter aún nos queda una carta que jugar or una última baza
  • 3 (meter) contador (m)
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    • Some sort of centrifugal device that only triggered the counter if it was activated by the centrifugal force of the drum turning.
    • All microswitches and counters were controlled by a central power source connected to a digital timer set to turn on one hour after sunset and turn off one hour before sunrise.
    • The novelty of the electronic counter at the [Overbridge] traffic signal is yet to wear off, and the constables posted at the busy junction seem to be a more relaxed lot these days.
  • 4 4.1 (check)a counter to sth to act as a counter to sth contrarrestar algo, servir* de contrapeso a algo they advance these findings as a counter to Freudian doctrine presentan estos descubrimientos como una respuesta a la teoría freudiana 4.2 [Games] [Sport] contraataque (m)
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    • It was used for making pendants, finger rings, playing counters, dice and even spindle whorls.
    • According to the rules you need nothing more than your brain and a pack of cards, so it's a lot cheaper than the usual awful party games that cost £29.99 for a box, three dice and six counters.
    • The game, played with counters and dice, is already proving a big hit - so much so that more copies are being produced to be distributed next year.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 3 translations of counter in Spanish:

counter2

vt

  • 1.1 (oppose) [deficiency/trend] contrarrestar
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    • A losing side sometimes falls into a trap where they tend to counter the opposition instead of dictating the game.
    • They speak about self-reliance and countering the invasion of a global economy by humble movement like the one involving the manufacture of toilet soap.
    • European and Arab opposition may be countered by possible strong support from Russia.
    1.2 (in debate) [idea/statement] rebatir, refutar to counter that responder or replicar* que
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    • If it were just on private television, then I'd say, great, the best way to fight abuse of the freedom of speech, is to counter with better speech.
    • Those of us who have fought for Inuit rights would counter with this: Can you eat your degrees when you are starving?
    • One must be able to withstand both the physical and mental attacks directed towards them, and be able to counter with their own attacks.

vi

  • 1.1 (in debate) contraatacar* 1.2 [Games] [Sport] responder, contraatacar*
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    • He moved with impressive grace and skill, angling away from Hernandez's on rushes and countering effectively with uppercuts, straight right hands, and left hooks.
    • Con stayed on the defensive, blocking and parrying, and occasionally countering when he thought there was an opening.
    • I blocked that, and countered with a blow to the ribs.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 3 translations of counter in Spanish:

counter3

adv

  • counter to sth to run o go counter to sth ser* contrario a or oponerse* a algo this result ran counter to all our previous experience este resultado era contario a or se oponía a todas nuestras experiencias anteriores
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    • The el zar or Force of Estrangement (F.O.E.) is counter juxtaposed to the true God, the God of oneness.
    • So that sort of runs counter to what you're saying, doesn't it?
    • North Korea's attitude obviously runs counter to its commitment made in the joint statement.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more