Word of the Day #73: Counterpart

Counterpart (n.) [koun-ter-pahrt]: something playing the same role or function as something else; having a parallel relationship with (see sample sentences)

1-) The female teacher was outnumbered by her male counterparts.

2-) The US ambassador met with his Russian counterpart.

3-) The Christian minister had a Muslim friend who was his counterpart (he was also a minister).

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