war correspondent

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war correspondent

n.
A journalist, reporter, or commentator assigned to report directly from a war or combat zone.

war correspondent

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a journalist who reports on a war from the scene of action

war′ correspond`ent


n.
a reporter or commentator assigned to send news or opinions directly from battle areas.
[1860–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.war correspondent - a journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a combat zone or place of battle for publication or broadcast
newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newswriter, pressman, correspondent - a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
Translations
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war correspondent

ncorrispondente m/f di guerra

war

(woː) noun
(an) armed struggle, especially between nations. Their leader has declared war on Britain; The larger army will win the war; the horrors of war; (also adjective) He is guilty of war crimes.
verbpast tense, past participle warred
to fight. The two countries have been warring constantly for generations.
ˈwarlike adjective
(negative unwarlike) fond of, or likely to begin, war. a warlike nation.
ˈwarrior (ˈwo-) noun
a soldier or skilled fighting man, especially in primitive societies. The chief of the tribe called his warriors together; (also adjective) a warrior prince.
war correspondent
a newspaper reporter who writes articles on a war especially from the scene of fighting.
ˈwar-cryplural ˈwar-cries noun
a shout used in battle as an encouragement to the soldiers. `For king and country' was the war-cry of the troops as they faced the enemy.
ˈwar-dance noun
a dance performed by the people of some primitive societies before going to war.
ˈwarfare noun
fighting, as in a war. He refused to fight, because he has religious objections to warfare.
ˈwarhead noun
the explosive section of a missile, torpedo etc. nuclear warheads.
ˈwarhorse noun
a horse used in battle.
ˈwarlord noun
a very powerful military leader.
ˈwarmonger noun
a person who encourages war(s), often for personal reasons.
ˈwarpaint noun
paint applied to the face etc by the people of some primitive societies before going into battle.
ˈwarship noun
a ship used in war or defence.
ˈwartime noun
the time during which a country, a people etc is at war. There is a great deal of hardship and misery in wartime; (also adjective) a wartime economy.
war of nerves
a war, contest etc in which each side tries to win by making the other nervous, eg by bluff, rather than by actually fighting. That game of chess was a war of nerves.
References in classic literature ?
That is a good piece of war correspondence, Clarence; you are a first-rate newspaper man.
Because I played at war correspondence, wore a man's clothes, and didn't shriek when I was under fire, people have chosen to make a heroine of me.
Sources such as travel dairies, essays, war correspondence, and newspaper articles offer a perspective on political, military, and economic events, and trends, while sources such as autobiographies, biographies, letters, memoirs, poetry, and womenAEs household guides offer insight into social conditions and individual lives.
A Connecticut Yankee at War: The Life and Letters of George Lee Gaskell gathers the war correspondence of George Lee Gaskell, a white commissioned lieutenant who served in the United States Colored Troops during the American Civil War.
The Minister added that the Ministry is exerting efforts to train its employees, pointing out that over 250 journalists have attended training courses in Beirut and Tehran in the field of electronic media and war correspondence.
At the Crisis of Our Fate': Sophia Peabody Hawthorne's Civil War Correspondence.
A related topic is the role, particularly in the romantic work of war correspondence, of photography--the norms for the circulation of which were just then being negotiated.
Stoddard was acutely aware of the masculinized, romanticized nature of war correspondence.
It's as important in war correspondence as in arts reporting and covering global health and the economy that our humanity is what drives us.
The data retrieved from the inspected body of material confirms the presence of were/weren't/wa'n't (and other spellings) in nonstandard contexts, preponderantly in the literary dialect portrayals, whereas Civil War correspondence seems rather devoid of the traits at issue.