opposite number definition

  • noun:
    • an individual who keeps a situation in a company or system corresponding to that particular of one in another company or system; a counterpart: "had a face-to-face . . . meeting together with opposing quantity within American Embassyā€¯ ( Frederick Forsyth).
    • A person who keeps a posture in an organization that corresponds to that held by someone else in an other business; a counterpart
    • people or thing getting the exact same purpose or characteristics as another

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