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Definitions for correspondent
ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dənt, ˌkɒr-cor·re·spon·dent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. correspondent, letter writernoun

    someone who communicates by means of letters

  2. correspondent, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newswriter, pressmanadjective

    a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media

  3. analogous, correspondentadjective

    similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar

    "brains and computers are often considered analogous"; "salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar"

Wiktionary

  1. correspondentnoun

    Someone who or something which corresponds.

  2. correspondentnoun

    A journalist who sends reports to his newspaper or radio or television station from a distant or overseas location.

  3. correspondentadjective

    Corresponding.

  4. correspondentadjective

    Conforming.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Correspondentadjective

    suitable; adapted; fit; corresponding; congruous; conformable; in accord or agreement; obedient; willing

    Etymology: [Cf. F. correspondant.]

  2. Correspondentnoun

    one with whom intercourse is carried on by letter

    Etymology: [Cf. F. correspondant.]

  3. Correspondentnoun

    one who communicates information, etc., by letter or telegram to a newspaper or periodical

    Etymology: [Cf. F. correspondant.]

  4. Correspondentnoun

    one who carries on commercial intercourse by letter or telegram with a person or firm at a distance

    Etymology: [Cf. F. correspondant.]

Freebase

  1. Correspondent

    A correspondent or on-the-scene reporter is a journalist or commentator, magazines or more general speaking, an agent who contributes reports to a newspaper, or radio or television news, or another type of company, from a remote, often distant, location. A foreign correspondent is stationed in a foreign country. The term correspondent refers to the original practice of filing news reports via postal letter. The largest networks of correspondents belong to ARD and BBC.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'correspondent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4369

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'correspondent' in Nouns Frequency: #1668

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of correspondent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of correspondent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of correspondent in a Sentence

  1. F. F. Bosworth:

    It is my settled opinion, after some years as a political correspondent, that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled.

  2. Naguib Sawiris:

    The correspondents will go out and record the news and then send it to someone else who is responsible for putting that together into the news that is broadcast, the organization, not the correspondent, is responsible for what is broadcast.

  3. Michael Rubin:

    Whenever theres a discrepancy between official rates and black market rates, corruption thrives. By manipulating foreign exchange, the Iranian central bank can divert the difference in rates to fund other projects, put another way, if foreign companies and correspondent banks pay the official exchange rate in their business with Iran, they will be paying six times as much in dollars. Literally, that means more than 83 percent could go to the Revolutionary Guards, while only 17 percent goes to legitimate purposes.

  4. William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2:

    I will be correspondent to command, And do my spiriting gently.

  5. David Jessop:

    Due to compliance requirements it's getting more and more difficult for local banks to find a correspondent bank that will take Caribbean business.

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