Meaning of counterpart

coun•ter•part

Pronunciation: (koun'tur-pärt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing closely resembling another, esp. in function: Our president is the counterpart of your prime minister.
  2. a copy; duplicate.
  3. a duplicate or copy of an indenture.
  4. one of two parts that fit, complete, or complement one another.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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