Definitions for counterpartˈkaʊn tərˌpɑrt
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counterpart, opposite number, vis-a-vis(noun)
a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
counterpart, similitude, twin(noun)
a duplicate copy
Either of two parts that fit together, or complement one another.
Those brass knobs and their hollow counterparts interlock perfectly
A duplicate of a legal document.
One which resembles another
One which has corresponding functions or characteristics.
Origin: Recorded since 1451, originally as countre part "duplicate of a legal document", from contrepartie, itself from contre "facing, opposite" (from contra 'against') + partie "copy of a person or thing," originally past participle of partir "to divide".
a part corresponding to another part; anything which answers, or corresponds, to another; a copy; a duplicate; a facsimile
one of two corresponding copies of an instrument; a duplicate
a person who closely resembles another
a thing may be applied to another thing so as to fit perfectly, as a seal to its impression; hence, a thing which is adapted to another thing, or which supplements it; that which serves to complete or complement anything; hence, a person or thing having qualities lacking in another; an opposite
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Rank popularity for the word 'counterpart' in Nouns Frequency: #2075
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- еш, двойник, копие, дубликатBulgarian
- stejnopis, protějšekCzech
- Pendant, Kopie, Gegenstück, Ebenbild, DuplikatGerman
- homólogo, homólogaSpanish
- rinnakkaiskappale, vastinkappale, vastine, vastakappaleFinnish
- equivalent, tegenhanger, duplikaat, evenknie, gelijke, pendant, tegenpartij, complement, tegenspelerDutch
- контрагент, аналог, двойник, копия, дубликат, коллегаRussian
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