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Definition 1: a claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action - [noun denoting act]

(counterclaim is a kind of ...) a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong

(counterclaim belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: set up a claim in opposition to a previous claim - [verb of communication]

(counterclaim is a kind of ...) ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example

"They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"

(counterclaim belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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