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"correspond" in British English

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correspondverb [I]

uk   /ˌkɒr.ɪˈspɒnd/  us   /ˌkɔːr.ɪˈspɑːnd/
  • correspond verb [I] (MATCH)

B2 to ​match or be ​similar or ​equal: The ​money I've ​saved corresponds ​roughly to the ​amount I need for my ​planeticket. The American FBI corresponds to the British ​MI5. His ​story of what ​happened that ​night didn't correspond with the witness's ​version.

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  • correspond verb [I] (WRITE)

B2 to ​communicate by writing a ​letter or ​sending an ​email: I've been corresponding with several ​experts in the ​field.
(Definition of correspond from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"correspond" in American English

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correspondverb [I]

 us   /ˌkɔr·əˈspɑnd, ˌkɑr-/
  • correspond verb [I] (BE SIMILAR)

to be ​similar or the same in some way: Her ​version of that ​meeting does not correspond with what I ​remember (= I ​remember it ​differently).
  • correspond verb [I] (WRITE)

to ​exchangeletters: I corresponded with him when he was at ​school. We correspond by ​e-mail.
(Definition of correspond from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"correspond" in Business English

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correspondverb [I]

uk   us   /ˌkɒrɪˈspɒnd/
COMMUNICATIONS to communicate with someone by ​letter or ​email: correspond with sb There has been some problem in the way ​insurers are corresponding with ​customers.
to ​match something, or be similar or ​equal to something: closely/directly correspond to/with sth The ​dip in their ​salesin-store directly corresponds to the ​increase in ​salesonline.
(Definition of correspond from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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