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correspondent

one who communicates through letters; one employed by a news agency to supply news or articles from a remote location
Not to be confused with:
corespondent – a person charged with committing adultery with the defendant in a divorce suit
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cor·re·spon·dent

 (kôr′ĭ-spŏn′dənt, kŏr′-)
n.
1. One who communicates by means of letters, emails, or other forms of written messages.
2. One employed by the print or broadcast media to supply news stories or articles: a foreign correspondent.
3. One that has regular business dealings with another, especially at a distance.
4. Something that corresponds; a correlative.
adj.
Corresponding.

cor′re·spon′dent·ly adv.
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correspondent

(ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndənt)
n
1. (Communications & Information) a person who communicates by letter or by letters
2. (Journalism & Publishing) a person employed by a newspaper, etc, to report on a special subject or to send reports from a foreign country
3. (Commerce) a person or firm that has regular business relations with another, esp one in a different part of the country or abroad
4. something that corresponds to another
adj
similar or analogous
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cor•re•spond•ent

(ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dənt, ˌkɒr-)

n.
1. a person who communicates by letters.
2. a person employed by a newspaper, television network, etc., to gather and report news regularly from a distant place.
3. a thing that corresponds to something else.
adj.
4. consistent, similar, or analogous; corresponding.
[1375–1425; < Medieval Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.correspondent - someone who communicates by means of letterscorrespondent - someone who communicates by means of letters
communicator - a person who communicates with others
pen pal, pen-friend - a person you come to know by frequent friendly correspondence
2.correspondent - a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast mediacorrespondent - a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
foreign correspondent - a journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a foreign country for publication or broadcast
journalist - a writer for newspapers and magazines
war correspondent - a journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a combat zone or place of battle for publication or broadcast
Adj.1.correspondent - similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar; "brains and computers are often considered analogous"; "salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar"
similar - marked by correspondence or resemblance; "similar food at similar prices"; "problems similar to mine"; "they wore similar coats"
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correspondent

noun
1. reporter, journalist, contributor, special correspondent, journo (slang), hack, hackette (derogatory) Here is a special report from our Europe correspondent.
2. letter writer, pen friend or pen pal He wasn't a good correspondent and only wrote to me once a year.
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correspondent

noun
Something closely resembling or analogous to something else:
adjective
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Translations
مُتراسَل مَعَـهمُرَاسِلمُراسِل جَريدَه
dopisovatelkorespondentzpravodaj
korrespondentbrevven
kirjeenvaihtaja
dopisnik
levelezõtudósító
fréttaritarisá sem staîiî er í bréfaskiptum viî
通信員
특파원
dopisovateľkorešpondent
korrespondent
นักข่าว
muhabiryazışılan kimse
phóng viên

correspondent

[ˌkɒrɪsˈpɒndənt] N (Press) → corresponsal mf; (= letter-writer) → corresponsal mf
I'm a hopeless correspondentsoy muy mala para escribir cartas
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correspondent

[ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndənt] n
(= journalist) → correspondant(e) m/f
our foreign correspondent → notre correspondant à l'étranger
(= letter writer) → correspondant(e) m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

correspondent

n
(= letter-writer)Briefschreiber(in) m(f); to be a good/bad correspondentein eifriger Briefschreiber sein/schreibfaul sein; according to my correspondentwie man mir geschrieben hat
(Press) → Korrespondent(in) m(f)
(Comm) → Entsprechung f, → Gegenstück nt
adjentsprechend
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correspondent

[ˌkɒrɪsˈpɒndənt] ncorrispondente m/f
foreign correspondent (Press) → corrispondente dall'estero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

correspond

(korəˈspond) verb
1. (with to) to be similar; to match. A bird's wing corresponds to the arm and hand in humans.
2. (with with) to be in agreement with; to match.
3. to communicate by letter (with). Do they often correspond (with each other)?
ˌcorreˈspondence noun
1. agreement; similarity or likeness.
2. (communication by) letters. I must deal with that (big pile of) correspondence.
ˌcorreˈspondent noun
1. a person with whom one exchanges letters. He has correspondents all over the world.
2. a person who contributes news to a newspaper etc. He's foreign correspondent for `The Times'.
ˌcorreˈsponding adjective
similar, matching. The rainfall this month is not as high as for the corresponding month last year.
correspondence course
a course of lessons by post. a correspondence course in accountancy.
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correspondent

مُرَاسِل dopisovatel korrespondent Briefschreiber επιστολογράφος corresponsal kirjeenvaihtaja correspondant dopisnik corrispondente 通信員 특파원 correspondent korrespondent korespondent correspondente корреспондент korrespondent นักข่าว muhabir phóng viên 记者
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References in classic literature ?
There were many requests from my little correspondents for "more about the Wizard." It seems the jolly old fellow made hosts of friends in the first Oz book, in spite of the fact that he frankly acknowledged himself "a humbug." The children had heard how he mounted into the sky in a balloon and they were all waiting for him to come down again.
They had branch houses at Alexandria and Odessa, and correspondents here, there, and everywhere, along the shores of the Mediterranean, and in the ports of the East.
Frank Baum and his correspondents," for I have used many suggestions conveyed to me in letters from children.
Indeed, the wishes of my little correspondents have been considered as carefully as possible, and if the story is not exactly as you would have written it yourselves, you must remember that a story has to be a story before it can be written down, and the writer cannot change it much without spoiling it.
Three separate extracts from letters written by three different correspondents were selected to be read in Court.
"This is simple enough," said the count; "but look, is not your correspondent putting itself in motion?"
It was a magazine correspondent's book on the Klondike, and he knew that he and his photograph figured in it and he knew, also, of a certain sensational chapter concerned with a woman's suicide, and with one "Too much Daylight."
Her correspondent had discovered that fact quite accidentally from the talk of the people of the house, having made friends with a workman who occupied a room there.
[We entirely sympathize with Professor Mathen's views, but till the Board sees fit to further regulate the Southern areas in which scientific experiments may be conducted, we shall always be exposed to the risk which our correspondent describes.
But whenever a whole family or any one of another shall happen so far to excel in virtue as to exceed all other persons in the community, the n it is right that the kingly power should be in them, or if it is an individual who does so, that he should be king and lord of all; for this, as we have just mentioned, is not only correspondent to that principle of right which all founders of all states, whether aristocracies, oligarchies, or democracies, have a regard to (for in placing the supreme power they all think it right to fix it to excellence, though not the same); but it is also agreeable to what has been already said; as it would not be right to kill, or banish, or ostracise such a one for his superior merit.
The telegraph was set in motion; and the correspondent of the bank in Edinburgh, for which place it was understood that John had armed himself with extensive credits, was warned to communicate with the police.
"Was your correspondent lately a pupil at Miss Ladd's school?" she inquired.