Translation of "counter" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] uk us /ˈkaʊn.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/

to react to something with an opposing opinion or action; to defend yourself against something

The Prime Minister countered the opposition's claims about health service cuts by saying that the government had increased spending in this area. 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 examination 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。
Extra police have been moved into the area to counter the risk of violence. 加派了警察进驻该地区以镇压可能出现的暴力事件。

(Translation of “counter verb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)