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English definition of “counter”

counter

noun [C] (SURFACE)   /ˈkɑʊn·tər/
a long, flat, narrow surface in a store, bank, restaurant, etc., at which people are served: He sat down at the counter of the diner and ordered a cup of coffee. A counter is also a flat surface in a kitchen on which food can be prepared.
(Definition of counter noun (SURFACE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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