• (British) IPA: /ˈkaʊntəˌpɑːt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈkaʊntɚˌpɑɹt/

counterpart (plural counterparts)

  1. Either of two parts that fit together, or complement one another.
    ''Those brass knobs and their hollow counterparts interlock perfectly
  2. (legal) A duplicate of a legal document.
  3. One which resembles another
  4. One which has corresponding functions or characteristics.
  5. (palaeontology) Either half of a flattened fossil when the rock has split along the plane of the fossil.
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counterpart (counterparts, present participle counterparting; past and past participle counterparted)

  1. Counterbalance.

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