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opposite number

noun

: someone who has the same job or position as you but in a different company, organization, etc.

Full Definition of OPPOSITE NUMBER

:  a member of a system or class who holds relatively the same position as a particular member in a corresponding system or class :  counterpart
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First Known Use of OPPOSITE NUMBER

1906

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