opposite number
noun Date: 1906 a member of a system or class who holds relatively the same position as a particular member in a corresponding system or class ; counterpart

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  • opposite number — ˌopposite ˈnumber noun [countable] JOBS someone who has a similar job to yours in another organization or department: • They liaised with their opposite numbers in the foreign subsidiaries for the production of publicity. * * * opposite number UK …   Financial and business terms

  • opposite number — opposite numbers N COUNT: usu poss N Your opposite number is a person who has the same job or rank as you, but works in a different department, firm, or organization. [JOURNALISM] The French Defence Minister is to visit Japan later this month for …   English dictionary

  • opposite number — index peer Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • opposite number — noun count BRITISH someone s COUNTERPART in another organization …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • opposite number — ► NOUN ▪ a person s counterpart in another organization or country …   English terms dictionary

  • opposite number — n. a person with reference to another having a comparable position, rank, etc. but in a different place, organization, or situation …   English World dictionary

  • opposite number — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms opposite number : singular opposite number plural opposite numbers British someone s opposite number …   English dictionary

  • opposite number —    A person who holds the same position as oneself in another company or organization is called one s opposite number.     I spoke to my opposite number in several local companies and we all agreed to join the anti pollution campaign …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • opposite number — {n. phr.} A person occupying the same position as someone in a different group, organization, or country. * /The opposite number of the President of the United States in Germany is the Chancellor of the Federal Republic./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • opposite number — {n. phr.} A person occupying the same position as someone in a different group, organization, or country. * /The opposite number of the President of the United States in Germany is the Chancellor of the Federal Republic./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • opposite\ number — n. phr. A person occupying the same position as someone in a different group, organization, or country. The opposite number of the President of the United States in Germany is the Chancellor of the Federal Republic …   Словарь американских идиом

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