counter

counter
I see count II
0. noun
(a token used in numbering or playing certain games; counters for playing ludo etc.) ficha

II
1.
adverb
((with to) in the opposite direction or manner to: The election is running counter to the forecasts.) contrariamente a, al revés de, al contrario de

2. verb
(to meet or answer (a stroke or move etc by another): He successfully countered all criticisms.) contestar a

III
noun
(a kind of table or surface on which goods are laid: Can you get me some sweets from the confectionery counter?) mostrador
counter n
1. mostrador
she put her shopping on the counter puso sus compras en el mostrador
2. ficha
each player has a different coloured counter cada jugador tiene una ficha de color diferente
counter
tr['kaʊntəSMALLr/SMALL]
noun
1 SMALLSPORT/SMALL contraataque nombre masculino, contragolpe nombre masculino
adverb
1 en contra (to, de)
transitive verb
1 (claim, accusation) rebatir, refutar; (tendency, threat) contrarrestar
we must counter the rise in violence hay que contrarrestar el aumento de violencia
intransitive verb
1 contestar, replicar
she countered that ... replicó que ...
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to act as a counter to something contrarrestar algo
to run counter to something ser contrario,-a a algo
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counter
tr['kaʊntəSMALLr/SMALL]
noun
1 (apparatus) contador nombre masculino
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counter
tr['kaʊntəSMALLr/SMALL]
noun
1 (in shop) mostrador nombre masculino; (individual) ventanilla
2 (in board games) ficha
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to be available over the counter (medicines) poderse comprar sin receta médica
under the counter bajo mano, clandestinamente
counter ['kaʊntər] vt
2) oppose: oponerse a, resistir
counter vi
retaliate: responder, contraatacar
counter adv
counter to : contrario a, en contra de
counter adj
: contrario, opuesto
counter n
1) piece: ficha f (de un juego)
2) : mostrador m (de un negocio), ventanilla f (en un banco)
3) : contador m (aparato)
4) counterbalance: fuerza f opuesta, contrapeso m
counter
adj.
contrario, -a adj.
opuesto, -a adj.
n.
barra s.f.
contador (Mecánica) s.m.
contragolpe s.m.
ficha s.f.
mesa s.f.
mostrador s.m.
v.
contradecir v.
(§pres: -digo, -dices...) pret: -dij-
pp: -dicho
fut/c: -dir-•)
devolver v.

I 'kaʊntər, 'kaʊntə(r)
noun
1) (in shop) mostrador m; (in café) barra f; (in bank, post office) ventanilla f; (in kitchen) (AmE) encimera f

that drug is not available over the counter — esa medicina no se puede comprar sin receta

2) (Games) ficha f

II
transitive verb
a) (oppose) \<\<deficiencyend\>\> contrarrestar
b) (in debate) \<\<idea/statement\>\> rebatir, refutar

to counter THAT — responder or replicar* que


III
adverb

counter TO something: to run o go counter to something — ser* contrario a or oponerse* a algo


I ['kaʊntǝ(r)]
1. N
1) [of shop] mostrador m; [of canteen] barra f; (=position in post office, bank) ventanilla f

you can buy it over the counter — (Med) esto se compra sin receta médica

- buy under the counter
over-the-counter
2) (in game) ficha f
3) (Tech) contador m
2.
CPD

counter staff N — personal m de ventas


II ['kaʊntǝ(r)]
1.
ADV

counter to — contrario a, en contra de

to run counter to — ir en sentido contrario a, ser contrario a

2.
VT [+ blow] responder a, parar; [+ attack] contestar a, hacer frente a

to counter sth with sth/by doing sth — contestar a algo con algo/haciendo algo

3.
VI

to counter with — contestar or responder con

* * *

I ['kaʊntər, 'kaʊntə(r)]
noun
1) (in shop) mostrador m; (in café) barra f; (in bank, post office) ventanilla f; (in kitchen) (AmE) encimera f

that drug is not available over the counter — esa medicina no se puede comprar sin receta

2) (Games) ficha f

II
transitive verb
a) (oppose) \<\<deficiency/trend\>\> contrarrestar
b) (in debate) \<\<idea/statement\>\> rebatir, refutar

to counter THAT — responder or replicar* que


III
adverb

counter TO something: to run o go counter to something — ser* contrario a or oponerse* a algo


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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