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counterclaim

noun

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a court case brought against the plaintiff of another court case by the defendant
  • The defendant filed a counterclaim for his own injuries, claiming that he only rear-ended the plaintiff because she had stopped too fast.

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The first known use of counterclaim was in 1784

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“Counterclaim.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counterclaim. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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