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EtymologyEdit

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

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correspondent (comparative more correspondent, superlative most correspondent)

  1. Corresponding; suitable; adapted; congruous.
    • Hooker
      Action correspondent or repugnant unto the law.
    • 1577, Socrates Scholasticus [i.e., Socrates of Constantinople], “Constantinus the Emperour Summoneth the Nicene Councell, it was Held at Nicæa a Citie of Bythnia for the Debatinge of the Controuersie about the Feast of Easter, and the Rootinge out of the Heresie of Arius”, in Eusebius Pamphilus; Socrates Scholasticus; Evagrius Scholasticus; Dorotheus; Meredith Hanmer, transl., The Avncient Ecclesiasticall Histories of the First Six Hundred Yeares after Christ, Wrytten in the Greeke Tongue by Three Learned Historiographers, Eusebius, Socrates, and Euagrius. [...], book I (The First Booke of the Ecclesiasticall Historye of Socrates Scholasticvs), imprinted at London: By Thomas Vautroullier dwelling in the Blackefriers by Ludgate, OCLC 55193813, page 225:
      [VV]e are able with playne demonſtration to proue, and vvith reaſon to perſvvade that in tymes paſt our fayth vvas alike, that then vve preached thinges correſpondent vnto the forme of faith already published of vs, ſo that none in this behalfe can repyne or gaynesay vs.
  2. (with to or with) Conforming; obedient.

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correspondent (plural correspondents)

  1. Someone who or something which corresponds.
  2. Someone who communicates with another person, or a publication, by writing.
  3. A journalist who sends reports to his newspaper or radio or television station from a distant or overseas location.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French correspondant, correspondent.

PronunciationEdit

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

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

  1. correspondent

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correspondent m (plural correspondents, feminine correspondente)

  1. (Jersey) correspondent