counterclaimant

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  • counterclaim — /ˈkaʊntəkleɪm/ (say kowntuhklaym) noun 1. a claim set up against another claim. –verb (i) 2. to set up a counterclaim. Also, cross claim. –counterclaimant /kaʊntəˈkleɪmənt/ (say kowntuh klaymuhnt), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • counterclaim — [kount′ər klām΄; ] for v., also [ kount΄ər klām′] n. an opposing claim, esp. one by a defendant against a plaintiff s claim in a lawsuit vt., vi. to present as, or make, a counterclaim counterclaimant n …   English World dictionary

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