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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Counterclaim  \Coun"ter*claim`\  (-kl[=a]m`),  n.  (Law) 
  A  claim  made  by  a  person  as  an  offset  to  a  claim  made  on  him 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  counterclaim 
  n  :  a  claim  filed  in  opposition  to  another  claim  in  a  legal 
  action 
  v  :  set  up  a  claim  in  opposition  to  a  previous  claim,  as  in  law 




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