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"correspondence" in British English

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correspondencenoun

uk   /ˌkɒr.ɪˈspɒn.dəns/  us   /ˌkɔːr.ɪˈspɑːn-/
  • correspondence noun (WRITING)

[U] letters, ​especiallyofficial or ​businessletters: Any ​further correspondence should be ​sent to my new ​address. [U] the ​action of writing, ​receiving, and ​readingletters, ​especially between two ​people: Her correspondence with Jim ​lasted many ​years.
(Definition of correspondence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"correspondence" in American English

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correspondencenoun [U]

 us   /ˌkɔr·əˈspɑn·dəns, ˌkɑr-/
letters written from one ​person to another, or the ​activity of writing and ​receivingletters: She was behind in her correspondence, and had at least six ​letters to write.
(Definition of correspondence from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"correspondence" in Business English

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correspondencenoun

uk   us   /ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndəns/
[U] COMMUNICATIONS written ​communications such as ​letters and ​emails: Keep ​copies of all correspondence. email/written correspondencecorrespondence between sb and sb He was ​ordered to ​supplycopies of any correspondence between his ​office and the ​client in ​question.correspondence from/to/with sb Telephone ​calls and correspondence to the ​company were ignored. private/​personal/​official correspondence
[U] COMMUNICATIONS the ​act of ​sending and receiving written ​communications: They ​entered into an ​agreement by correspondence.be in correspondence with sb I have been in correspondence with the ​bank for nearly a ​year about this.enter into correspondence (with sb) No correspondence will be ​entered into.
[C, usually singular] a ​connection between two things: a close/direct correspondence between sth and sth There is not necessarily a ​direct correspondence between ​salarylevel and ​jobsatisfaction.
(Definition of correspondence from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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