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correspondent

noun [C] uk   /ˌkɒr.ɪˈspɒn.dənt/  us   /ˌkɔːr.ɪˈspɑːn-/

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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correspondent noun [C] (LETTER WRITER)

formal someone who writes letters: I'm a terrible correspondent - I never seem to get the time to write.
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