counterpart, opposite number, vis-a-vis(noun)
a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
counterpart, similitude, twin(noun)
a duplicate copy
Either of two parts that fit together, or complement one another.
Those brass knobs and their hollow counterparts interlock perfectly
A duplicate of a legal document.
One which resembles another
One which has corresponding functions or characteristics.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A copy is as nearly like the original as the copyist has power to make it; a duplicate is exactly like the original; a carbon copy of a typewritten document must be a duplicate; we may have an inaccurate copy, but never an inaccurate duplicate. A facsimile is like the original in appearance; a duplicate is the same as the original in substance and effect; a facsimile of the Declaration of Independence is not a duplicate. A facsimile of a key might be quite useless; a duplicate will open the lock. A counterpart exactly corresponds to another object, but perhaps without design, while a copy is intentional. An imitation is always thought of as inferior to the original; as, an imitation of Milton. A replica is a copy of a work of art by the maker of the original. In law, a copy of an instrument has in itself no authority; the signatures, as well as other matters, may be copied; a duplicate is really an original, containing the same provisions and signed by the same persons, so that it may have in all respects the same force and effect; a transcript is an official copy, authenticated by the signature of the proper officer, and by the seal of the appropriate court. While strictly there could be but one duplicate, the word is now extended to an indefinite number of exact copies. Reproduction is chiefly applied to living organisms.
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I have spoken to my Japanese counterpart this morning and we are all focused on looking at additional economic sanctions that could be applied against North Korea.
The main problem is the responsibilities of the European data protection authorities and of the U.S. counterpart, the Federal Trade Commission: they should implement the requirements and deal with the complaints of citizens.
The platform provides a model-based counterpart to the more routine analysis at the bank, which has traditionally been based on expert knowledge.
There's so much more at stake because it's not just what we now know happened in a phone call between this President and his counterpart in Ukraine. We are living through a crisis in our democracy.
And as we had these conversations... my counterpart Marcelo Ebrard, we both understood that. It means that we're got hard work to do over the coming days and weeks to deliver on those actual outcomes on the ground along our southern border.
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- еш, двойник, копие, дубликатBulgarian
- stejnopis, protějšekCzech
- Pendant, Kopie, Gegenstück, Ebenbild, DuplikatGerman
- homólogo, homólogaSpanish
- rinnakkaiskappale, vastinkappale, vastine, vastakappaleFinnish
- quomodo reputatiLatin
- equivalent, tegenhanger, duplikaat, evenknie, gelijke, pendant, tegenpartij, complement, tegenspelerDutch
- контрагент, аналог, двойник, копия, дубликат, коллегаRussian
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