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US ['kaʊntər]
UK ['kaʊntə(r)]
  • n.计算器;(商店、银行等的)柜台;(厨房的)操作台;棋子
  • v.反驳;驳斥;抵制;抵消
  • adv.逆向地;相反地;反对地
  • adj.反对的;一对中之一
  • Web计数器;反击;筹码
Plural Form:counters  Past Participle:countered  Present Participle:countering  
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n.
1.
(商店、银行等的)柜台a long flat surface over which goods are sold or business is done in a shop/store, bank, etc.
I asked the woman behind the counter if they had any postcards.
我问柜台后面的女售货员是否有明信片。
2.
(厨房的)操作台a flat surface in a kitchen for preparing food on
3.
(某些棋盘游戏的)筹码,棋子a small disc used for playing or scoring in some board games
4.
(电子)计数器,计算器an electronic device for counting sth
The needle on the rev counter soared.
转速计的指针猛升。
5.
[ususing]
~ (to sb/sth)
(对意见、态度等的)反对,反驳a response to sb/sth that opposes their ideas, position, etc.
The employers' association was seen as a counter to union power.
雇主协会被看作是工会权力的对头。
IDM
These tablets are available over the counter.
这些药片不用处方就可买到。
over the counter
(尤指购药)不凭处方goods, especially medicines, for saleover the counter can be bought without a prescription (= written permission from a doctor to buy a medicine) or special licence
These tablets are available over the counter.
这些药片不用处方就可买到。
under the counter
(商品销售)秘密地,暗地里,非法地goods that are bought or soldunder the counter are sold secretly and sometimes illegally
v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sb/sth) (with sth)
反驳;驳斥to reply to sb by trying to prove that what they said is not true
Such arguments are not easily countered.
这种论点不易反驳。
I tried to argue but he countered that the plans were not yet finished.
我试图争辩,但他却申辩说各项计划尚未完成。
‘But I was standing right here!’ he countered.
“但我那时就站在这儿!”他反驳道。
Butler has countered with a lawsuit against the firm.
巴特勒反诉了这家公司。
2.
[t]
~ sth
抵制;抵消to do sth to reduce or prevent the bad effects of sth
Businesses would like to see new laws to counter late payments of debts.
商界希望见到对付债务逾期不还的新法律出台。
adv.
1.
~ to sth
逆向地;相反地;反对地in the opposite direction to sth; in opposition to sth
The government's plans run counter to agreed European policy on this issue.
政府的计划违反了有关这个问题已协商好的欧盟政策。

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