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Correspondence

Corˊre-spond′ence

(-sp?nd′ens)
,
Noun.
[Cf. F.
correspondance
.]
1.
Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters.
Holding also good
correspondence
with the other great men in the state.
Bacon.
To facilitate
correspondence
between one part of London and another, was not originally one of the objects of the post office.
Macaulay.
2.
The letters which pass between correspondents.
3.
Mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation.

Definition 2022


correspondence

correspondence

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Noun

correspondence (countable and uncountable, plural correspondences)

  1. (uncountable) Friendly discussion.
  2. (uncountable) Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.
  3. (countable) An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.
  4. (uncountable) Newspaper or news stories, generally.
  5. (countable) A postal or other written communication.
  6. (uncountable) Postal or other written communications.
  7. (set theory, countable) A relation.

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