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counterpart

coun·ter·part

counterpart

 
 
pronunciation:
kaUn tr part
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone or something that is similar or identical to another.
One of the priceless earrings was found, but its counterpart seems lost forever.
similar words:
double, equivalent, match, parallel, peer, twin
definition 2: someone who has a rank or performs functions similar to those of another.
Mr. Yoshida is my counterpart in our Tokyo office, so he'll be assisting you once you're in Japan.
similar words:
coordinate, double, opposite
definition 3: something that fits well with or complements something else.
These spices are a fine counterpart to the vegetables.
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