Definition of counterclaim noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkaʊntəkleɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkaʊntərkleɪm//
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a claim made in reply to another claim and different from it Amid all the claims and counterclaims it was hard to say who was telling the truth.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: counterclaim