Definition of “correspondence” - English Dictionary

“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 receiving letters:

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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uk /ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndəns/ us

[ U ] COMMUNICATIONS written communications such as letters and emails:

Keep copies of all correspondence.
email/written correspondence
correspondence between sb and sb He was ordered to supply copies 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 salary level and job satisfaction.

(Definition of “correspondence” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)