Pronunciation: (kôr"u-spon'duns, kor"-), [key]
1. communication by exchange of letters.
2. a letter or letters that pass between correspondents: It will take me all day to answer this business correspondence.
3. Also,correspondency.an instance of corresponding.
4. similarity or analogy.
5. agreement; conformity.
6. news, commentary, letters, etc., received from a newspaper or magazine correspondent.
7. Math.function (def. 4a).
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