[ koun-ter-pahr-tee ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌpɑr ti /
noun, plural coun·ter·par·ties. Finance.
the other person or institution entering into a financial contract or transaction: the default of a counterparty.
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Also con·tra·par·ty [kon-truh-pahr-tee] /ˈkɒn trəˌpɑr ti/.
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British Dictionary definitions for contraparty
/ (ˈkaʊntəˌpɑːtɪ) /
noun plural -parties
a person who is a party to a contract
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