Meaning of counter- in English:

counter-

Pronunciation /ˈkaʊntə/

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prefix

  • 1Denoting opposition, retaliation, or rivalry.

    ‘counter-attack’
    • ‘counter-espionage’
    1. 1.1Denoting movement or effect in the opposite direction.
      • ‘counterpoise’
    2. 1.2Denoting correspondence, duplication, or substitution.
      • ‘counterpart’

Origin

From Anglo-Norman French countre-, Old French contre, from Latin contra ‘against’.