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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

op′posite num′ber(n.)

  1. counterpart; equivalent.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. counterpart, opposite number, vis-a-vis(noun)

    a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another


  1. opposite number(Noun)

    A person who holds a position in an organization that corresponds to that held by another person in an other organization; a counterpart


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