There are 2 translations of counter in Spanish:

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counter1

Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntər; ˈkaʊntə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 2 [Games/Juegos] ficha (feminine) we still have one last bargaining counter aún nos queda una carta que jugar or una última baza
  • 3 (meter) contador (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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There are 2 translations of counter in Spanish:

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counter2

Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntər; ˈkaʊntə(r)/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 2 (in debate) [idea/statement] rebatir, refutar to counter that responder or replicar* que

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

adverb/adverbio

  • 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

noun/nombre

  • 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

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