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Definition of "correspondent" []

  • One who communicates by means of letters. (noun)
  • One employed by the print or broadcast media to supply news stories or articles: a foreign correspondent. (noun)
  • One that has regular business dealings with another, especially at a distance. (noun)
  • Something that corresponds; a correlative. (noun)
  • Corresponding. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "correspondent" in a sentence
  • "Now, when you call overseas, and if your correspondent is a person of interest, there†™ s a slight chance that your call is being monitored by the NSA."
  • "When the doctor realizes that the hapless correspondent is the perfect subject for his next experiment, he drugs the unfortunate man and injects him with a serum that gradually transforms him into a hideous, two-headed monster."
  • "Miami Herald Latin American correspondent Oppenheimer traveled all over Mexico between 1992 and 1995, and this crisply written, eye-opening report depicts a country in the throes of political turmoil, corruption, peasant rebellions and massive layoffs."