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a person charged with committing adultery with the defendant in a divorce suit
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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
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A person charged with having committed adultery with the defendant in a divorce suit.
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co•re•spond•ent(ˌkoʊ rɪˈspɒn dənt)
a joint defendant, esp. a person charged with adultery in a divorce proceeding.
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|Noun||1.||corespondent - the codefendant charged with adultery with the estranged spouse in a divorce proceeding|
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