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noun [countable] counterpart pronunciation in American English /ˈkaʊntərˌpɑrt/
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  1. someone or something that has the same job or purpose as another person or thing, but in a different country, time, situation, or organization

    The ambassador is meeting his German counterpart.

    The new model is vastly superior to its 1997 counterpart.


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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