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correspondent

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndənt/
COMMUNICATIONS a person who writes a letter or email: an email correspondent
a person who works for a newspaper, television station, etc. and whose job is to report on a particular subject or from another country: business/labour/legal, etc. correspondent Our guest is financial correspondent at the New York Times.
BANKING a correspondent bank
(Definition of correspondent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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