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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An opposing demand of a right made in response to another's demand of a right.

Usage examples (37)
  • The bank sued the customer for her unpaid debts, while the customer counterclaims against the bank for procuring the debt.
  • Marais 'legal team for an amendment to his counter-claim.
  • SHEINDLIN: Now, I'd like to hear about your counter-claim.
  • The counter-claim has inflamed the blogosphere, and rightly so. for more
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