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  • 21Counter — Counter,der:⇨Schalter(1) …

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  • 22counter- — [kauntə US tər] prefix [: Old French; Origin: contre , from contre; COUNTER3] 1.) the opposite of something ▪ a counterproductive thing to do (=producing results opposite to what you wanted) 2.) done or given as a reaction to something,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23counter- — [kauntə US tər] prefix [: Old French; Origin: contre , from contre; COUNTER3] 1.) the opposite of something ▪ a counterproductive thing to do (=producing results opposite to what you wanted) 2.) done or given as a reaction to something,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24counter- — element meaning against; in return; corresponding, from Anglo Fr. countre , Fr. contre , from L. contra opposite, contrary to, against, in return, also used as a prefix (see CONTRA (Cf. contra )) …

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  • 25counter — antagonistic, counteractive, *adverse Analogous words: contrary, *opposite, antithetical, antipodal, antipodean, antonymous, contradictory: hostile, inimical (see corresponding nouns at ENMITY) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 26Counter — [ kau̮ntɐ ], der; s, <englisch> (Jargon Abfertigungsschalter; Theke in Reisebüros u. Ä.) …

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  • 27counter- — [kount′ər] [ME countre < OFr contre < L contra ,CONTRA ] combining form 1. opposite, contrary to [counterclockwise] 2. in retaliation or return [counterplot] 3. complementary [counterpart] …

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  • 28-counter — noun Places in a shop where bargains are sold (also adjective) ● bargain …

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  • 29Counter — This article is about the term counter used in electronics and computing. For other uses, see Counter (disambiguation). In digital logic and computing, a counter is a device which stores (and sometimes displays) the number of times a particular… …

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  • 30counter — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 long flat surface ADJECTIVE ▪ checkout (AmE), post office (BrE), shop (esp. BrE), store (AmE) ▪ There was a line of people waiting at the checkout counter. ▪ …

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  • 31counter — [[t]ka͟ʊntə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ counters, countering, countered 1) N COUNT In a place such as a shop or café, a counter is a long narrow table or flat surface at which customers are served. ...those fellows we see working behind the counter at our local… …

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  • 32counter — coun|ter1 S3 [ˈkauntə US ər] n [Sense: 1 5; Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: comptour, from Medieval Latin computatorium counting place , from Latin computare; COMPUTE] [Sense: 6 7; Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: conteor, from… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 33counter — coun|ter1 S3 [ˈkauntə US ər] n [Sense: 1 5; Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: comptour, from Medieval Latin computatorium counting place , from Latin computare; COMPUTE] [Sense: 6 7; Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: conteor, from… …

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  • 34counter — 1 noun (C) 1 SHOP the place where you pay or are served in a shop, bank, restaurant etc 2 over the counter drugs, medicines etc that are bought over the counter are ones that you can buy in a shop without a prescription (1) from a doctor 3 under… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 35counter — I UK [ˈkaʊntə(r)] / US [ˈkaʊntər] noun [countable] Word forms counter : singular counter plural counters ** 1) a) a long flat surface where customers are served, for example in a shop or a bank There was a long queue and no one behind the counter …

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  • 36counter — coun|ter1 [ kauntər ] noun count ** ▸ 1 long flat surface ▸ 2 object for board game ▸ 3 equipment that counts ▸ 4 way to oppose/stop something ▸ 5 reply to criticism ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a long flat surface where customers are served, for example in… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 37counter — counter1 /kown teuhr/, n. 1. a table or display case on which goods can be shown, business transacted, etc. 2. (in restaurants, luncheonettes, etc.) a long, narrow table with stools or chairs along one side for the patrons, behind which… …

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  • 38counter — Synonyms and related words: Geiger counter, Wilson chamber, X ray spectrograph, X ray spectrometer, abjure, adversary, adversative, adverse, adversive, advocate, against the grain, against the tide, against the wind, agree to disagree, alien,… …

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  • 39counter — I adj., adv. to go counter to II n. surface, table over which business is conducted 1) a bargain; lunch; notions (AE) counter 2) at a counter misc. 3) over the counter ( through a broker s office ); ( without a prescription ); under the counter ( …

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  • 40counter — I. /ˈkaʊntə / (say kowntuh) noun 1. a table or board on which money is counted, business is transacted, or goods are laid for examination. 2. (in a cafe, restaurant or hotel) a long, narrow table, shelf, bar, etc., at which customers eat. 3.… …

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