Synonyms of 'opposite number'
The Defence Minister is to visit Japan for talks with his Japanese opposite number.
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It is unlikely that his counterpart in India will disagree with him at this point.
Someone who is your equal has the same ability, status, or rights as you have.
She was one of the boys, their equal.
Thesaurus for opposite number from the Collins English Thesaurus
Your opposite number is a person who has the same job or rank as you, but works in a different department , firm , or organization .