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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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