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  1. coun·ter·part
    IPA[ˈkoun(t)ərˌpärt]
  2. noun

    • 1. a person or thing holding a position or performing a function that corresponds to that of another person or thing in another place:

      the minister held talks with his French counterpart
    • 2. one of two or more copies of a legal document.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: counterpart, plural noun: counterparts

    • noun

      a person or thing that corresponds to or has the same function as another person or thing in a different place or situation:

      one of two copies of a legal document.

    • noun

      a sum of money accrued in a local currency arising from goods or services received from abroad.
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