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Adjective
Responding to something of the same kind, especially in opposition
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“Within this context, an alliance may also face limits due to the leverage of a counter alliance or an opposing state.”
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Likely to lead to an adverse or bad outcome
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Unwilling, reluctant
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Opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or effect
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Offensive or disgusting
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Adverb
In the opposite direction or in opposition to
“His analysis turned up another unexpected finding that also runs counter to the direction of the field.”
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Speak or act in opposition to
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“Any inputs by the pilot at launch create a dampening effect in the opposite direction to counter the excess pitch-rate change.”
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To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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Say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner
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To differ strikingly or to be an unsuitable match
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To talk back or reply impertinently
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To give force or effect toward
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Militate against
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To take action
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To retaliate
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To respond to (a gesture or action) by making a corresponding one
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Be a foil for
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A worktop
“Just as I began searching on the counter for my keys Nick walked into the kitchen in just a pair of sweatpants, and said in a chipper tone.”
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A force or influence that counters an opposing force
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A person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else
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A small disc used in board games for keeping the score or as a place marker
“Players throw dice to move their counters round the board.”
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A small enclosed structure, often freestanding, open on one side or with a window, used as a booth to sell newspapers, cigarettes, etc.
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A factor used to give one party an advantage in negotiations
“Constitutional legitimacy was used as a bargaining counter in the political settlement that preceded independence.”
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A sharp, angry, or witty reply
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A pub convenient to a person's home
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A cash register or drawer for money in a shop, bank, or restaurant
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A word or morpheme used in combination with a numeral to indicate the count of nouns, used especially in Asian languages
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Elongated counter for eating breakfast
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A building or part of a building where goods or services are sold
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A person or group which is used or controlled by another
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The movable articles that are used to make a room or building suitable for living or working in, such as tables, chairs, or desks
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Public area where variety of food is sold
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A flat length of wood or rigid material forming part of a piece of furniture
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Something that marks
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A measuring device such as a speedometer, taximeter, or milometer
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A meal consisting of several dishes from which guests serve themselves
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A reaction to an issue or event
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A rack, base, or piece of furniture for holding, supporting, or displaying something
Preposition
In opposition to
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