opposite number


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Synonyms for opposite number

Synonyms for opposite number

one that has the same functions and characteristics as another

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Synonyms for opposite number

a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another

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Tunisian Foreign Minister Ahmed Ounaiss has resigned, the state news agency said on Sunday, a week after he became embroiled in a row over compliments he paid to his French opposite number.
He added: "If Lewis Moody leads by example and outplays his opposite number then the England team will come very close to beating the All Blacks.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Iraqi Swimming Federation will sign a sports cooperation protocol with its Iranian opposite number in Tehran by the end of September, the federation chief said on Sunday.
His opposite number - the unluckily named Argel Fucks - was then red-carded after a bust-up with the fourth official.
competitive people around, the kind of person who tries to use mind games on his opposite number even if that opposite number happens to be my fouryear-old nephew and the game in question is tiddlywinks.
Opposite number Sir Alex Ferguson admitted Manchester United's quest for a Premier League title hat-trick had received a major setback.
The Brazilian coach is hoping to follow in the footsteps of Jose Mourinho by claiming the league title during his first season at the club, but opposite number Alex Ferguson undoubtedly has other ideas.
Substitute Izale McLeod, who had been on the pitch just five minutes, won both spot-kicks and Reid coolly converted them as Addicks boss Alan Pardew got one over on opposite number Peter Grant - his former assistant at West Ham.
The European Commission refused to disclose the results of the talks between Mandelson and his US opposite number.
The Kiwis are unhappy with the state of the pitch, while Aussie coach Ricky Stuart has slammed his opposite number Brian McClennan for not attending a press conference in favour of haka training.
His opposite number in TA has already painted the little building cream and yellow, hung pineapples and bananas down three sides and grins as he thumps big oranges through the juice-masher.
The host AD felt obliged to notify his opposite number about what had occurred.
His opposite number, Alexander, bishop of Alexandria, like all bishops in those days, exercised considerable temporal power, managing church properties, administering social services, and acting as a mediator between imperial power and the people.
It's eminently clear that ``American Pastoral'' belongs to the first category, and it's also clear that its polite, dutiful hero, Levov, is the opposite number of such flamboyant egotists as Mickey Sabbath.
The exotic Nayada is defined by a liquidly classical style, with gracefully flowing arms; her opposite number, the fisherman's village girlfriend (Elizabeth Harano), conveys down-to-earth appeal through sparkling beats and dazzling demi-caractere footwork.