Definition of correspondence
- the correspondence between spelling and pronunciation
- I have a pile of correspondence on my desk.
They communicated by telephone and correspondence.
E-mail correspondence has become extremely important for modern businesses.
The two men began a correspondence that would continue throughout their lives.
A book of the author's personal correspondence was published early last year.
A formal tone is always used in business correspondence.
Note the correspondence of each number to a location on the map.
Sometimes there is little correspondence between the way a word is spelled and the way it is pronounced in English.
Sometimes there are few correspondences between spelling and pronunciation.
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: the activity of writing letters or e-mails to someone
: the letters or e-mails that people write to each other
: a direct relationship to or with something or between two things
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