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opposite number

noun

Simple Definition of opposite number

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of opposite number

  1. :  a member of a system or class who holds relatively the same position as a particular member in a corresponding system or class :  counterpart

1906

First Known Use of opposite number

1906


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