Examples from the Web for counterparts
But Secretary of State John Kerry has worked closely with his Turkish counterparts to reach an Israel-Hamas ceasefire.Turkish Leader Doubles Down on Blaming Israel for Anti-Semitism|Eli Lake|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The CIA has conducted espionage operations inside Germany for decades without telling their counterparts.One Big Reason The CIA Spied on Germany: Worries About Russian Moles in Berlin|Eli Lake|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During that deployment, as an adviser, I met with Iraqi counterparts weekly, sometimes more.
In January, French riot police were brought in to train their Brazilian counterparts.Brazil’s World Cup Is An Expensive, Exploitative Nightmare|Vac Verikaitis|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The armed forces of NATO members have also been working with their counterparts in the Russian military, on and off, for years.Germany Helped Prep Russia for War, U.S. Sources Say|Josh Rogin|April 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Darwin showed that various human gestures and facial expressions have their counterparts in monkeys.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)|J. Arthur Thomson
Their counterparts today are paid a monthly base rate of $592 and $800.The Civil War Centennial Handbook|William H. Price
This building and St. Peter's agree in general character: their towers are nearly the counterparts of each other.Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)|Dawson Turner
We are apt to look for the counterparts of them in the grammatical forms of common speech.Logic, Inductive and Deductive|William Minto
They are the counterparts of the "decks" and "banks" in news headlines.How To Write Special Feature Articles|Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
British Dictionary definitions for counterparts
Word Origin and History for counterparts
mid-15c., originally countre part "duplicate of a legal document," from Middle French contrepartie, from contre "facing, opposite" (see contra-) + partie "copy of a person or thing," originally fem. past participle of partir "to divide" (see party (n.)).