Definition of 'opposite number'
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The torpedo struck opposite number three hold -- and there were over 200 men confined in that one narrow space. THE LONELY SEA (1997)To be fair to the Colonel, he'd been sent a very impressive dossier on Zlotin by his opposite number in spetznaz. CODE BREAKER (1997)The police will be there by now, but once Major Inacio has contacted his opposite number in the CID, they will be called off. CODE BREAKER (1997)
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Used Occasionally. opposite number is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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