counterpart - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈkaʊntə(r)ˌpɑː(r)t/
singularcounterpart
pluralcounterparts
  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 prime minister is meeting his German counterpart.

    The new model is vastly better than its 1997 counterpart.