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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (flat, elevated surface) (arredamento)banco, bancone, tavolo nm
 You can fill out the form at the counter over there.
 Puoi compilare il modulo là al banco.
counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sales window) (banca, uffici pubblici, servizi)sportello nm
  biglietteria nf
  (cinema)botteghino nm
  (negozio)cassa nf
 I bought three tickets at the counter.
 Ho comprato tre biglietti allo sportello.
 Ho comprato tre biglietti alla biglietteria.
counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (kitchen surface) (di cucina)piano di lavoro, piano, banco, bancone, top nm
 He leaned over the kitchen counter to cut the carrots.
 Si è appoggiato sul piano di lavoro per tagliare le carote.
counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (in shop, etc.: surface)banco, bancone nm
 The jeweller displayed the rings on the counter.
 Il gioielliere espose gli anelli sul banco.
counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (game token)gettone nm
counter adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (opposing) (opposizione)contro-
  opposto, contrapposto agg
 His counter move resulted in his winning the game.
 La sua contromossa risultò decisiva per la sua vittoria.
 
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IngleseItaliano
counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (device for counting)contatore nm
 The counter tallied the number of pages printed on the press.
 Il contatore calcolò il numero di pagine stampate dalla tipografia.
counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (witty reply) (dialettica)battuta nf
  controbattere vi
 His counter to the criticism of his politics made everyone laugh.
 La sua battuta in risposta alle critiche contro la sua politica fece ridere tutti.
 Ha controbattuto brevemente alle critiche sulla sua politica.
counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who counts)addetto alla conta nm
 At the entrance to the carnival stood a counter, keeping track of how many people had paid to get in.
 All'ingresso della sagra c'era un addetto alla conta che registrava il numero di persone che avevano pagato per entrare.
counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shoes: heel piece) (calzatura)rinforzo del tallone nm
 I need to take these shoes to the repair shop for new soles and counters.
 Ho bisogno di portare queste scarpe dal calzolaio per far rifare le suole e il rinforzo del tallone.
counter prefixprefix: Added to front of word stem--for example, unsaid = un+said. (against) (opposizione)contro-
 For example: counterbalance, counteract
 Per esempio: controbilanciare
counter prefixprefix: Added to front of word stem--for example, unsaid = un+said. (corresponding) (corrispondenza)contro-
 For example: counterpart
 Per esempio: controparte
counter,
counter that,
counter with
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(respond to argument)replicare, controbattere, rispondere vi
 He countered that the plan was impractical.
 Lui replicò che il piano non era fattibile.
counter [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (move in opposition to) (sport)replicare a vtr
  reagire a, rispondere a vi
 The manager found a way of countering the other team's tactics.
 L'allenatore ha trovato un modo per rispondere alle tattiche dell'altra squadra.
counter [sth] with [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (move in opposition to)contrastare [qlcs] con [qlcs] vtr
  rispondere a [qlcs] con [qlcs] vi
 He countered his opponent's move with a swift blow.
 Ha contrastato la mossa del suo avversario con un rapido colpo.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
counter offer nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (offer made in response to an offer)controfferta nf
 The sellers have accepted our counter offer for the house.
 I venditori hanno accettato la nostra controfferta per la casa.
counter to [sth] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in opposition to)contro prep
 That idea runs counter to popular wisdom about how to grow tomatoes.
 Quell' idea va contro la saggezza popolare per quanto riguarda la coltivazione dei pomodori.
counter top nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (serving or work surface) (cucina)piano di lavoro, banco di lavoro, top nm
 The renovated kitchen has stainless steel counter tops.
 Il top della cucina rinnovata è di acciaio inossidabile.
  (bar, negozio)bancone, banco nm
 La cucina ristrutturata ha i banconi in acciaio inox.
counter-espionage,
counterespionage
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(spying on enemy spies)controspionaggio nm
 Era un agente del controspionaggio britannico.
counter-espionage,
counterespionage
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(spying: on enemy spies)del controspionaggio loc agg
counter-intelligence,
counterintelligence
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(anti-espionage)controspionaggio nm
 The counter-intelligence agent was crucial in discovering the network of foreign spies.
counter-measure nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (act that opposes another action)contromisura nf
Counter-Reformation nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. historical (historic Roman Catholic Church movement) (storico: Riforma Cattolica)Controriforma nf
counter-reformation nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (reformation counteracting a previous one) (figurato: contromisura)controriforma nf
counterattack,
counter-attack
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(military: retaliation)contrattacco nm
 They quickly waged a counter-attack to try to regain the upper hand.
 Scatenarono rapidamente un contrattacco per provare a riconquistare il loro vantaggio.
counterattack,
counter-attack
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(verbal response) (figurato)contrattacco nm
 The journalist published a scathing counterattack.
 Il giornalista pubblicò un contrattacco feroce.
countercheck,
counter-check,
counter check
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(second check)controllo aggiuntivo nm
countercheck [sth],
counter-check [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(restrain or counteract)contrattaccare vtr
countercheck,
counter-check,
counter check
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(an opposing restraint)contrattacco nm
countercheck [sth],
counter-check [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(double-check)controllare di nuovo vtr
counterclockwise,
counter-clockwise (US),
anticlockwise,
anti-clockwise (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(direction: opposite to clock hands)antiorario agg
 Turn the handle in a counterclockwise direction to switch off the machine.
 Girare la manopola in senso antiorario per spegnere la macchina.
counterclockwise,
counter-clockwise (US),
anticlockwise,
anti-clockwise (UK)
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(movement: opposite to clock hands)in senso antiorario loc avv
 To open the jar, you have to turn the lid counter-clockwise.
 Per aprire il barattolo, ruotare il coperchio in senso antiorario.
counterculture,
counter culture,
counter-culture
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(nonconformism: social, political) (non conformismo)controcultura nf
 It doesn't take long for the counterculture to become the mainstream culture.
 Non passerà molto tempo prima che la controcultura diventi la cultura principale.
counterculture,
counter culture,
counter-culture
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(hippie, nonconformist) (movimento)controculturale agg
 Ken Kesey was a major figure in the counterculture movement of the 1960s.
 Ken Kesey fu il maggiore esponente del movimento controculturale degli anni sessanta.
countercurrent nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (current flowing against another)controcorrente nf
countercurrent nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (movement against established opinion)controcorrente nf
counterexample,
counter-example
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(rebuttal)controesempio nm
counterinsurgency,
counter-insurgency
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(military: anti-guerrilla activity)controguerriglia nf
  controinsorgenza nf
counterintelligence,
counter-intelligence
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(anti-espionage)controspionaggio nm
counterproductive,
counter-productive
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(self-defeating)controproducente agg
 Eating a pint of ice cream after you exercise is counterproductive.
 Mangiare più di mezzo chilo di gelato dopo la palestra è controproducente.
counterproposal,
counter-proposal
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(alternative to idea proposed)controproposta nf
 It doesn't matter what we offer since they'll inevitably return with a counterproposal.
 Non importa quanto offriamo in partenza, tanto loro ci faranno sicuramente una controproposta.
counterrevolution (US),
counter-revolution (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(revolt against a revolution)controrivoluzione nf
counterrevolutionary (US),
counter-revolutionary (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(opposed to revolution)controrivoluzionario agg
 The counterrevolutionary militia arrested fifteen suspects.
 Le milizie controrivoluzionarie hanno arrestato quindici sospettati.
counterterrorism,
counter-terrorism,
antiterrorism
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(efforts to prevent terrorism)anti-terrorismo nm
counterterrorism,
counter-terrorism,
antiterrorism
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(aimed at preventing terrorism)di contrasto al terrorismo loc agg
  antiterroristico agg
counterterrorism,
counter-terrorism
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(retaliatory terrorism)lotta al terrorismo nf
  contrasto al terrorismo nm
deli counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. abbr (in shop: serves cold meat)banco di prosciutti e salumi nm
 The deli counter was busy so I just bought packaged meat.
Geiger counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (device that measures radioactivity)contatore Geiger nm
 The more radiation present, the faster the tick of the Geiger counter.
 Maggiore è la radioattività presente, più veloce è il ticchettio del contatore Geiger.
kitchen counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (work surface used for cooking)piano di lavoro, banco da cucina nm
 After she finished preparing supper, she wiped off the kitchen counter.
 Quando ebbe finito di preparare la cena, pulì il piano di lavoro.
lap counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (device for tracking number of circuits)contagiri nm
 My wristwatch has a lap counter.
 Il mio orologio da polso ha un contagiri.
lunch counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (inexpensive restaurant) (ristorante economico)trattoria nf
  (ristorante economico)bettola nf
lunch counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (counter in store selling snacks) (di bar)bancone, banco nm
OTC advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." initialism (over the counter) (fuori-borsa)OTC abbr
OTC adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." initialism (over-the-counter) (farmaci)senza ricetta loc agg
over the counter advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (drugs: without prescription) (medicinali)da banco loc agg
 Aspirin and Ibuprofen are examples of medicines that can be purchased over the counter.
 L'aspirina e l'ibuprofene sono due esempi di medicinali da banco.
over-the-counter adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (drugs: sold without prescription) (medicinali)che si vende senza ricetta
Nota: Hyphens are used when the adjective precedes the noun.
over-the-counter drug nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (medicine: no prescription)medicinali da banco nmpl
 The hypochondriac used a lot of over-the counter drugs.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. I medicinali da banco si possono acquistare senza ricetta medica.
prescription counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (serving desk at a pharmacy)banco di farmacia
rev counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK, informal (tachometer)contachilometri, tachimetro nm
rev-counter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. abbreviation (device that measures revolutions per minute)contagiri nm
run counter to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (go against [sth])andare contro, essere contro vi
  contrapporsi a v rif
 Cheating on an exam runs counter to what my parents told me was the right thing to do.
 Copiare agli esami va contro quello che i miei genitori mi hanno insegnato essere la cosa giusta da fare.
 Copiare agli esami si contrappone a quello che i miei genitori mi hanno insegnato essere la cosa giusta da fare.
scintillation counter (radioctivity detection device)scintillometro nm
under-the-counter adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (secret, illegal) (figurato)sottobanco avv
  (figurato, pagamenti)in nero
 Alan had done an under-the-counter deal to obtain a supply of contraband cigarettes.
 Alan aveva fatto un accordo in nero per ottenere una fornitura di sigarette di contrabbando.
under the counter advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (secretly, illegally) (figurato)sottobanco avv
  (figurato, pagamenti)in nero
 She was being paid under the counter so she avoided paying taxes.
 Veniva pagata in nero così evitava di pagare le tasse.
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