Correspondent meaning

kôr'ĭ-spŏn'dənt, kŏr'-
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.

An example of a correspondent is a person who sends postcards and thank you letters to their friends and family.

An example of a correspondent is a person who reports the news from Mexico on National Public Radio.

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A person or firm acting for, or having regular business relations with, another at a distance.
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One that has regular business dealings with another, especially at a distance.
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Something that corresponds; a correlative.
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Corresponding.
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Corresponding; agreeing; matching; analogous.
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A thing that corresponds; correlate.
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A person hired by a newspaper, radio or television network, etc. to furnish news, articles, newscast segments, etc. of a certain type or from a distant place.
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Corresponding; suitable; adapted; congruous.
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(with to or with) Conforming; obedient.
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Someone who or something which corresponds.
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A journalist who sends reports to his newspaper or radio or television station from a distant or overseas location.
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The definition of correspondent is something that is similar to another.

An example of correspondent is one identical twin to the other.

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One who communicates by means of letters, e-mails, or other forms of written messages.
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One employed by the print or broadcast media to supply news stories or articles.

A foreign correspondent.

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Origin of correspondent

  • From Latin, via Middle French or directly, from Medieval Latin correspndent-, stem of correspondens present participle of correspondere
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