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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- a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another 2. [n] - a duplicate copyFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=counterpart
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
a duplicate copyFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=counterpart
opposite number noun
a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as anotherFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=counterpart
• (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.encyclo.co.uk/local/21213
In the law of contracts, a written paper that is one of several documents that constitute a contract, such as a written offer and a written acceptance. If the parties are in different localities, often a contract is executed in several counterparts that are the same, but each counterpart is signed by a different party.Found on http://www.nolo.com/dictionary/counterpart-term.html
A person or position which has a corresponding function in a different organization, country, etc. The corresponding function naturally is also a counterpart. Also a copy of a legal document.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22643
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