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counterpart

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcounterpartcoun‧ter‧part /ˈkaʊntəpɑːt $ -tərpɑːrt/ ●○○ noun [countable]  SAMEsomeone or something that has the same job or purpose as someone or something else in a different placesomebody’s counterpart Belgian officials are discussing this with their French counterparts.
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counterpartIn turn, their active counterparts work with renewed energy and pray for them.Bars in Madrid offer more, and better, food than their American counterparts.Wilzcek agreed that the newer, West Coast institutions probably put more emphasis on science than their more traditional East Coast counterparts.In this respect orthodox medicine may have placed itself at some disadvantage to its complementary counterparts.In general, the provincial circuit is a far tougher cookie than its metropolitan counterpart.Eighteenth-century urban dwellers lived in much worse conditions than their modern counterparts.Belgian government officials are discussing the matter with their counterparts in France.For the most part, black sportsmen accept that they have advantages, in an unspecified way, over their white counterparts.
From Longman Business Dictionarycounterpartcoun‧ter‧part /ˈkaʊntəpɑːt-tərpɑːrt/ noun [countable] someone or something that has the same job or purpose as someone or something in a different placeAmerican chief executives are paid far more than their counterparts in the UK.
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