counter collocations and examples

 UK /ˈkaʊntə(r)/

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to respond to an attack, threat or criticism


Nouns frequently used as the object of counter
problem: attack, discrimination, extremism, fraud, racism, terrorism, threatWe must be prepared to counter all possible threats from terrorism.argument: accusation, argument, claim, criticism, misinformation, objection, propagandaThe Professor said the study countered the arguments of some educators.trend: tendency, trendMore vocational options at school could counter the tendency for young people to drop out at 16 or 17.effect: effectLong, sustained rainfall is needed to counter the effects of the drought.
 
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