Focus on the pronunciation of counter-claim
English definition of “counter-claim”
counter-claim (also counterclaim)
› a statement that someone makes in answer to a statement that has been made by someone else, and that is different from it: Human rights abuses have been the subject of claim and counterclaim.
› LAW a legal case that a person or an organization starts against someone who has brought a case against them: file/make a counterclaim Dougherty filed a counterclaim, arguing that the city had no right to regulate campaign cash under the state constitution. counter-claim (also counterclaim) verb [I or T] › The company counterclaimed for breach of contract.