co·​re·​spon·​dent | \ ˌkō-ri-ˈspän-dənt \

Definition of corespondent

: a person named as guilty of adultery with the defendant in a divorce suit

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Here’s a quick preview of the interview: The interview was done by Tom Steinfort, who just joined 60 Minutes Australia in January after years as a morning show host and European corespondent for various Nine Network shows. Rob Tornoe,, "Sixers star Ben Simmons spent nearly a week with '60 Minutes' for upcoming interview," 28 Apr. 2018

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1857, in the meaning defined above

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co·​re·​spon·​dent | \ ˌkō-ri-ˈspän-dənt \

Legal Definition of corespondent

1 : a joint respondent
2 : a person named as guilty of adultery with the defendant in a divorce suit

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to deny responsibility for

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