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"corresponding" in American English

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correspondingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌkɔr·əˈspɑn·dɪŋ, ˌkɑr-/
similar or the same in some way: Income was up ​compared to the corresponding (= ​similar)period last ​year.
correspondingly
adverb  /ˌkɔr·əˈspɑn·dɪŋ·li, ˌkɑr-/
This ​jewelry is very ​beautiful and correspondingly ​expensive.
(Definition of corresponding from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"corresponding" in British English

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correspondingadjective

uk   /ˌkɒr.ɪˈspɒn.dɪŋ/  us   /ˌkɔːr.ɪˈspɑːn-/
correspondingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Life in the ​city is more ​expensive, but ​salaries are correspondingly ​higher.
(Definition of corresponding from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"corresponding" in Business English

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correspondingadjective

uk   us   /ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndɪŋ/
similar to or the same as something that you have just mentioned: Profit ​growth this ​year is ​estimated to ​rise 12.6% from the corresponding ​period last ​year.
happening as a ​result of something that you have just mentioned: Such ​pressureslead to ​employee exhaustion with corresponding ​declines in ​productivity.
correspondingly
adverb
The ​longerworkinghoursmeans that ​correspondingly more ​work is done each week.
(Definition of corresponding from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “corresponding”
in Chinese (Simplified) 相似的, 相应的, 对等的…
in Turkish benzer veya ilişkili…
in Russian соответствующий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相似的, 相應的, 對等的…
in Polish odpowiadający (sobie), analogiczny, powiązany…
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