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Counterweigh

ˌkaʊntəˈweɪ

Meanings of Counterweigh:

verb

Neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite influence.

Usage examples:

The reduction in transport charges would be great enough to counterweigh the expenditure

Counterweighed

ˌkaʊntəˈweɪ

Meanings of Counterweighed:

verb

Neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite influence.

Usage examples:

The reduction in transport charges would be great enough to counterweigh the expenditure

Counterweighing

ˌkaʊntəˈweɪ

Meanings of Counterweighing:

verb

Neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite influence.

Usage examples:

The reduction in transport charges would be great enough to counterweigh the expenditure

Counterweight

ˈkaʊn.tə.weɪt

Meanings of Counterweight:

noun

Another term for counterbalance.

Usage examples:

The scales have a series of counterweights that slide along a calibrated beam

Counterweights

ˈkaʊn.tə.weɪt

Meanings of Counterweights:

noun

Another term for counterbalance.

Usage examples:

The scales have a series of counterweights that slide along a calibrated beam

Countess

ˈkaʊn.tes

Meanings of Countess:

noun

The wife or widow of a count or earl.

Usage examples:

The wives of a king, prince, duke, marquess, earl, viscount and baron are queen, princess, duchess,…

Countesses

ˈkaʊn.tes

Meanings of Countesses:

noun

The wife or widow of a count or earl.

Usage examples:

The wives of a king, prince, duke, marquess, earl, viscount and baron are queen, princess, duchess,…

Meanings of Countian:

noun

An inhabitant of a particular county.

Usage examples:

Sussex countians

Meanings of Countians:

noun

An inhabitant of a particular county.

Usage examples:

Sussex countians

Counting

kaʊnt

Meanings of Counting:

preposition

Taking account of when reaching a total; including.

Usage examples:

There were three of us in the family, or four counting my pet rabbit
verb

Determine the total number of (a collection of items).

Usage examples:

I started to count the stars i could see

Meanings of Counting-on:

phrasal verb

To depend on someone or expect something

Usage examples:

You can always count on michael in a crisis., she didn’t count on rain, and didn’t bring an umbrella.

Countinghouse

ˈkaʊntɪŋ haʊs

Meanings of Countinghouse:

noun

An office or building in which the accounts and money of a person or company were kept.

Meanings of Countless:

adjective

Too many to be counted; very many.

Usage examples:

She'd apologized countless times before

Meanings of Countries:

noun

A nation with its own government, occupying a particular territory.

Usage examples:

The country's increasingly precarious economic position

Countrified

ˈkʌn.trɪ.faɪd

Meanings of Countrified:

adjective

Reminiscent or characteristic of the country, especially in being unsophisticated.

Usage examples:

A countrified cottage garden

Meanings of Countrify:

verb

To give the characteristics of the country to; to make rural or rustic.

Meanings of Country:

noun

A nation with its own government, occupying a particular territory.

Usage examples:

The country's increasingly precarious economic position

Country-bumpkin

ˈbʌmp.kɪn

Meanings of Country-bumpkin:

noun

A person from the countryside who is considered to be awkward and stupid

Country-house

ˌkʌn.tri ˈhaʊs

Meanings of Country-house:

noun

A large traditional house in the countryside, especially one that has belonged to the same family for many years

Usage examples:

Through the trees we could see a beautiful georgian country house.

Countryfied

ˈkʌntrɪfʌɪd

Meanings of Countryfied:

adjective

Reminiscent or characteristic of the country, especially in being unsophisticated.

Usage examples:

A countrified cottage garden

Countryfolk

ˈkʌntrɪfəʊk

Meanings of Countryfolk:

plural noun

People living or born in a rural area.

Usage examples:

They prefer countryfolk to city slickers

Meanings of Countryish:

adjective

Relating to or resembling country music.

Usage examples:

A folksy, countryish song

Meanings of Countryman:

noun

A person from the same country as someone else.

Usage examples:

They trust a fellow countryman

Meanings of Countrymen:

noun

A person from the same country as someone else.

Usage examples:

They trust a fellow countryman

Meanings of Countrypeople:

noun

People who live in the country.

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