Translation of "counter" - English-Traditional 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. 首相反駁了反對黨關於社會保健服務開支被削減的說法,稱政府已增加了這方面的開支。
When criticisms were made of the school's performance, the parents' group countered with details of its examination results. 當有人對學校的表現提出批評時,家長會舉出具體的考試成績予以反駁。
Extra police have been moved into the area to counter the risk of violence. 加派了員警進駐該地區以鎮壓可能出現的暴力事件。

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