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coun·ter·part

counterpart

 
 
pronunciation:
kaUn tr part
part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone or something that is just like or similar to another.
That lamp by the window is the counterpart of the one sitting on the table.
similar words:
double, equivalent, match, peer, twin
definition 2: a person who has a rank or who does a job that is similar to that of another person.
This secretary is the counterpart of that assistant.
similar words:
double