counternoun [ C ]uk /ˈkaʊn.tər/ us /ˈkaʊn.t̬ɚ/
counter noun [ C ] (SURFACE)
There was nobody behind/on the counter when I went into the bank, and I had to wait to be served. 我进银行时柜台后没人，我只得等候有人出来服务。
› mainly US UK usually worktop, work surface a kitchen counter（厨房）操作台
- He asked the man behind the counter to make up a box with a mixed selection of chocolates.
- If you want to buy tickets, you need to go to the counter opposite.
- The customs official beckoned the woman to his counter.
- Will passengers waiting to board please go to the ticket counter?
- Each transaction at the foreign exchange counter seems to take forever.
counter noun [ C ] (OBJECT IN GAME)
counter noun [ C ] (DOING COUNTING)
counterverb [ I or T ]uk /ˈkaʊn.tər/ us /ˈkaʊn.t̬ɚ/
After the government bombed their camp, the rebels countered with an attack on the capital. 首相反驳了反对党关于社会保健服务开支被削减的说法，称政府已增加了这方面的开支。
When criticisms were made of the school's performance, the parents' group countered with details of its exam results. 当有人对学校的业绩提出批评时，家长团举出具体的考试成绩予以反驳。