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counterpart

Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntərpɑːrt; ˈkaʊntəpɑːt/

Translation of counterpart in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (person with equivalent rank) homólogo, (masculine, feminine) the minister met his Spanish counterpart el ministro se reunió con su homólogo español he compared British teenagers with their American counterparts comparó a los adolescentes británicos con los americanos this literary genre has its counterpart in painting este género literario tiene su equivalente en pintura
    Example sentences
    • The clothes the actresses wear are noticeably different from their Western counterparts.
    • The aim of the council is to mirror the actions and functions of its adult counterpart and to get the young people interested in politics.
    • Does he find teenage girls tend to express their rage differently than their male counterparts?
  • 2 [Law/Derecho] duplicado (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The discrepancy between the lease and the counterpart was not noticed at the time.
    • The deviation resulted because the counterparts held by me did not include Computer's signatures.
    • First s.7 has no counterpart in the Directive and can neither be used to construe it or to judge its effect.

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