how to pronounce counterclaim


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counterclaim is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of counterclaim


  1. A suit filed by a defendant against a plaintiff secondary to the original complaint.


  1. To file a counterclaim.

counterclaim frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word counterclaim occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics counterclaim can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that counterclaim can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to counterclaim


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