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counter 1

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

noun

  • 2 (Games) we still have one last bargaining counter
    aún nos queda una carta que jugar or una última baza
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 3 (meter)
    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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counter 2
American English: /ˈkaʊn(t)ər/
British English: /ˈkaʊntə/

transitive verb

  • 1 (oppose)
    (deficiency/trend)
    contrarrestar
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (in debate)
    (idea/statement)
    rebatir
    refutar
    to counter that
    responder or replicar que
    Example sentences
    • 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.

intransitive verb

  • 2 (Games, Sport)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

adverb

  • counter to somethingto run o go counter to something
    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
    Example sentences
    • 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.

noun

  • 1 (check)a counter to somethingto act as a counter to something
    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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