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counterpart

a duplicate, esp of a legal document; copy
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Surely they have no counterpart in the earth's history.
So far as regarded Rachel Verinder's pecuniary interests, it was, word for word, the exact counterpart of the first Will.
CAPTAIN MACWHIRR, of the steamer Nan-Shan, had a physiognomy that, in the order of material appearances, was the exact counterpart of his mind: it presented no marked characteristics of firmness or stupidity; it had no pronounced characteristics whatever; it was simply ordinary, irresponsive, and unruffled.
You wonder for a long time how she goes on, for there seems to be nobody in charge of her; and when another of these dull machines comes splashing by, you feel quite indignant with it, as a sullen cumbrous, ungraceful, unshiplike leviathan: quite forgetting that the vessel you are on board of, is its very counterpart.
It contained several large streets all very like one another, and many small streets still more like one another, inhabited by people equally like one another, who all went in and out at the same hours, with the same sound upon the same pavements, to do the same work, and to whom every day was the same as yesterday and to-morrow, and every year the counterpart of the last and the next.
Without encountering any more remarkable adventure on the road, than meeting a lad in a brimless hat, the exact counterpart of his old one, on whom he bestowed half the sixpence he possessed, Kit arrived in course of time at the carrier's house, where, to the lasting honour of human nature, he found the box in safety.
you bring to the fight are highly valued by your counterparts.
Last year, the DVLA had to replace around 445,000 counterparts because drivers had lost them, for which they were charged PS20 each to cover the cost.
Counterpart Theory and the Actuality Operator, ULRICH MEYER
The Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker expressed hope to strengthen bilateral ties with the three members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Australia by communicating closely and building trust with his counterparts.
This unit will spontaneously link-up with elements from your counterparts to conduct operations that, for all intents and purposes, benefit ISAF and may be nested with counterpart goals but are usually conducted without the wholehearted buy-in of the host nation.
In his messages, the Iranian vice-president extended his congratulations to Muslim states and nations as well as his counterparts in Islamic countries, and expressed the hope that Muslim nations would further boost and strengthen their bonds of unity.