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Pronunciation: /ˌkɔːrəˈspɑːndənt; ˌkɒrəˈspɒndənt/

Translation of correspondent in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (letter writer) corresponsal (masculine and feminine) to be a good/bad correspondent ser* bueno/malo para escribir cartas
    Example sentences
    • I love letters, too; I think I would write more letters, if I had a regular correspondent.
    • Most correspondents conclude their letters with a forename or initials.
    • I suggested that my correspondent should think about writing to me with something a little more sensible.
    1.2 [Journalism/Periodismo] corresponsal (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • I remember having lunch with a foreign correspondent for a major newspaper in the early 1990s.
    • In Germany in 1932, Reuters had one chief correspondent, and one full-time assistant.
    • She has been a TV news correspondent, a foreign documentaries presenter and writer, and a newspaper columnist.


  • [formal] correspondiente to be correspondent (with sth) corresponderse (con algo)

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