Definition of counter- in English:

counter-

Pronunciation /ˈkoun(t)ər/ /ˈkaʊn(t)ər/

Translate counter- into Spanish

prefix

  • 1Denoting opposition, retaliation, or rivalry.

    ‘counterattack’
    • ‘counterespionage’
    1. 1.1Denoting movement or effect in the opposite direction.
      ‘counterpoise’
      • ‘counterbalance’
    2. 1.2Denoting correspondence, duplication, or substitution.
      ‘counterpart’
      • ‘counterpoint’

Origin

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