Counterclaim



[noun koun-ter-kleym; verb koun-ter-kleym] /noun ˈkaʊn tərˌkleɪm; verb ˌkaʊn tərˈkleɪm/

noun
1.
a made to offset another , especially one made by the defendant in a legal action.
verb (used with or without object)
2.
to so as to offset a previous .
/ˈkaʊntəˌkleɪm/
noun
1.
a claim set up in opposition to another, esp by the defendant in a civil action against the plaintiff
verb
2.
to set up (a claim) in opposition to another claim

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