correspondent


correspondent
/kawr'euh spon"deuhnt, kor'-/, n.
1. a person who communicates by letters.
2. a person employed by a news agency, periodical, television network, etc., to gather, report, or contribute news, articles, and the like regularly from a distant place.
3. a person who contributes a letter or letters to a newspaper, magazine, etc.
4. a person or firm that has regular business relations with another, esp. at a distance.
5. a thing that corresponds to something else.
adj.
6. consistent, similar, or analogous; corresponding.
[1375-1425; late ME < ML correspondent- (s. of correspondens), prp. of correspondere to CORRESPOND; see -ENT]

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Universalium. 2010.

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