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  • Counterpart is an upcoming American espionage thriller television series created by Justin Marks, ordered to series by the premium cable network Starz. The first two episodes will be directed by Morten Tyldum.
  • ^ a b Jaafar, Ali; Andreeva, Nellie (April 22, 2015). "JK Simmons To Star In Starz Drama Series From ‘The Imitation Game’ Director". Deadline.com. Retrieved April 22, 2015.

    Definition of counterpart in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcounterpartsPREcounter-
    1. Either of two parts that fit together, or complement one another.
      1. Those brass knobs and their hollow counterparts interlock perfectly
    2. (law) A duplicate of a legal document.
      1. One which resembles another.
        1. One which has corresponding functions or characteristics.
          1. England's attacking impetus was limited to one shot from Lampard that was comfortably collected by keeper Iker Casillas, but for all Spain's domination of the ball his England counterpart Joe Hart was unemployed.
        2. (paleontology) Either half of a flattened fossil when the rock has split along the plane of the fossil.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Males castrated at birth are smaller (Field et al., 1997a ), and females ovariectomized at birth are larger than their intact male and female counterparts (Field et al., 2004 ).
            • Unlike the Cowardly Lion, his American counterpart from thirty years earlier, he not only suffers from faint-heartedness, but from behaving accordingly.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • This is so despite the fact that the disableds are better qualified and their performance within the work situation the same or even better than that of their ablebodied counterparts.
            • They are also deterred from such activities because transdisciplinary pursuits tend to be intrinsically more time-consuming than their intradisciplinary counterparts.
            • Early on, the New Yorkers clearly outpower their West Coast counterparts.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          1. en counterparts
          2. en counterparty
          3. en counterparties
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          Grammatically, this word "counterpart" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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