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Noun: counterclaim  'kawn-tu(r),kleym
  1. (law) a claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action
Verb: counterclaim  'kawn-tu(r),kleym
  1. (law) set up a claim in opposition to a previous claim

Derived forms: counterclaimed, counterclaiming, counterclaims

Type of: action, action at law, claim, legal action

Encyclopedia: Counterclaim