Definition of counterpart in English:

counterpart

Line breaks: coun¦ter|part
Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntəpɑːt
 
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noun

1A person or thing that corresponds to or has the same function as another person or thing in a different place or situation: the minister held talks with his French counterpart
More 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?
Synonyms
2 Law One of two copies of a legal document.
More 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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