correspondent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, via Middle French or directly, from Medieval Latin correspondēns, present participle of correspondeō.

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Adjective[edit]

correspondent ‎(comparative more correspondent, superlative most correspondent)

  1. Corresponding; suitable; adapted; congruous.
    • Hooker
      Action correspondent or repugnant unto the law.
  2. (with to or with) Conforming; obedient.

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Noun[edit]

correspondent ‎(plural correspondents)

  1. Someone who or something which corresponds.
  2. A journalist who sends reports to his newspaper or radio or television station from a distant or overseas location.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cor‧res‧pon‧dent

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French correspondant, correspondent.

Noun[edit]

correspondent m, f ‎(plural correspondenten, diminutive correspondentje n)

  1. correspondent

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

correspondent

  1. third-person plural present indicative of correspondre
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of correspondre

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

correspondent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of correspondeō

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

correspondent m ‎(plural correspondents, feminine correspondente)

  1. (Jersey) correspondent