noun(someone's opposite number)
A person whose position or rank in another group, organization, or country is equivalent to that held by someone already mentioned.
- Main's opposite number Craig Gordon had already fumbled the ball.
- In doing so he got away from his opposite number and was almost always in a good position to receive a pass.
- Nate Hybl could not match the accuracy of his opposite number.
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Syllabification: op·po·site num·ber
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