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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

You can learn all about the human condition from covering the crime beat in a big city - you don't need to go to Beirut for that - but a foreign correspondent begins to understand poverty from a different perspective.
P. J. O'Rourke

The great thing about being a print journalist is that you are permitted to duck. Cameramen get killed while the writers are flat on the floor. A war correspondent for the BBC dedicated his memoir to 50 fallen colleagues, and I guarantee you they were all taking pictures. I am only alive because I am such a chicken.
P. J. O'Rourke

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

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

For a war correspondent to miss an invasion is like refusing a date with Lana Turner.
Robert Capa
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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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