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correspondentnoun [C]

uk   /ˌkɒr.ɪˈspɒn.dənt/ us   /ˌkɔːr.əˈspɑːn.dənt/
  • correspondent noun [C] (REPORTER)

a person employed by a newspaper, a television station, etc. to report on a particular subject or send reports from a foreign country: a war correspondent the education correspondent for the Guardian

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(Definition of correspondent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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correspondentnoun [C]

us   /ˌkɔr·əˈspɑn·dənt, ˌkɑr-/
  • correspondent noun [C] (REPORTER)

a person employed by a newspaper, magazine, television station, etc., to report news on a particular subject or from a place that is far away: He works as a correspondent in Moscow.
  • correspondent noun [C] (LETTER WRITER)

a person who writes letters to another person: Willa was not a good correspondent, and often didn’t write for months.
(Definition of correspondent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"correspondent" in Business English

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correspondentnoun [C]

uk   /ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndənt/ us  
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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