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Definition of correspondent noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˌkɑrəˈspɑndənt//
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  1. 1a person who reports news from a particular country or on a particular subject for a newspaper or a television or radio station NPR's political correspondent a foreign/war/business, etc. correspondent our London correspondent
  2. 2(used with an adjective) a person who writes letters to another person She's a poor correspondent (= she does not write regularly). He was a vivid and witty correspondent.
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