countertype

[ koun-ter-tahyp ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌtaɪp /

noun

a corresponding type.
an opposite type.

Nearby words

  1. countertop,
  2. countertraction,
  3. countertrade,
  4. countertransference,
  5. counterturn,
  6. countervail,
  7. countervailing,
  8. countervailing duty,
  9. counterview,
  10. counterweigh

Origin of countertype

First recorded in 1615–25; counter- + type

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British Dictionary definitions for countertype

countertype

/ (ˈkaʊntəˌtaɪp) /

noun

an opposite type
a corresponding type
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