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Responding to something of the same kind, especially in opposition
“Within this context, an alliance may also face limits due to the leverage of a counter alliance or an opposing state.”
“… was unprepared for such a strong counter campaign by opponents of the legislative bill.”
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.”
Speak or act in opposition to
“Any inputs by the pilot at launch create a dampening effect in the opposite direction to counter the excess pitch-rate change.”
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.”
A force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective
“… strong moral guidance at home is the best counter to the pernicious allure of popular culture.”
Something that is as different as possible from something else
“… her version of the domestic dispute was almost the exact counter of what actually happened.”
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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