The definition of correspondent is something that is similar to another.(adjective)
An example of correspondent is one identical twin to the other.
A correspondent is defined as a person who writes letters to people or who informs the public about current affairs on a certain subject or from a specific place through the media.(noun)
See correspondent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < ML correspondens, prp. of correspondere, correspond
See correspondent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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