Meaning of “counterpart” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “counterpart” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"counterpart" in American English

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counterpartnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑʊnt·ərˌpɑrt/

a person or thing that has the same position or purpose as another person or thing in a different place or organization:

The president will meet with his Brazilian counterpart tomorrow.

(Definition of “counterpart” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"counterpart" in Business English

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counterpartnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkaʊntəpɑːt/ us

a person or thing that does the same job or has the same function as a person or thing in a different organization, etc.:

Why should women in top managerial positions earn less than their male counterparts?
For the first time, the company's mobile video advertising has outperformed its online counterpart.

(Definition of “counterpart” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)