noun, plural coun·ter·par·ties. Finance.
the other person or institution entering into a financial contract or transaction: the default of a counterparty.
- counterparty risk,
Also con·tra·par·ty [kon-truh-pahr-tee] /ˈkɒn trəˌpɑr ti/.
Origin of counterparty
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noun plural -parties
a person who is a party to a contract
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