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Definition of Correspondent

Correspondent

  1. Suitable; adapted; fit; corresponding; congruous; conformable; in accord or agreement; obedient; willing.
  2. One with whom intercourse is carried on by letter.
  3. One who communicates information, etc., by letter or telegram to a newspaper or periodical.
  4. One who carries on commercial intercourse by letter or telegram with a person or firm at a distance.

Correspondent Quotations

I would say that the war correspondent gets more drinks, more girls, better pay, and greater freedom than the soldier, but at this stage of the game, having the freedom to choose his spot and being allowed to be a coward and not be executed for it is his torture.
Robert Capa

There's very little you could do to prepare to be a correspondent on 'The Daily Show,' because it's not being a journalist, it's not being an actor. It involves elements of both of those things, but they're not required necessarily as job experience. It's helpful if you know how to improvise, but again, not a requirement.
Steve Carell

Like all young reporters - brilliant or hopelessly incompetent - I dreamed of the glamorous life of the foreign correspondent: prowling Vienna in a Burberry trench coat, speaking a dozen languages to dangerous women, narrowly escaping Sardinian bandits - the usual stuff that newspaper dreams are made of.
Russell Baker

I was a news reporter for 16 years, seven of them a foreign correspondent in the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. Perhaps the most useful equipment I acquired in that time is a lack of preciousness about the act of writing. A reporter must write. There must be a story. The mot juste unarriving? Tell that to your desk.
Geraldine Brooks

When you're a war correspondent, the reader is for you because the reader is saying, 'Gee, I wouldn't want to be doing that.' They're on your side.
P. J. O'Rourke
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Correspondent Translations

correspondent in German is Korrespondent
correspondent in Spanish is corresponsal
correspondent in Swedish is motsvarande, brevskrivare
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