[Noun] Something or someone that is similar to another in a different place. Example: The President of the USA is the counterpart of the British Prime Minister.
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Coun'ter·part` noun 1. A part corresponding to another part; anything which answers, or corresponds, to another; a copy; a duplicate; a facsimile. « In same things the laws of Normandy agreed with the laws of England, so that they seem to be, as it were, copies or counterparts one Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/172
• (n.) 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. • (n.) A part corresponding to anoth Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/counterpart/
Something which is duplicate of the other or has same charateristic and resemblense to the other. It also refers to a part of a document of in contract which are signed by the parties to the contract who live in different geographical locations. Found on http://www.legal-explanations.com/definitions/counterpart.htm