correspondence

[ kawr-uh-spon-duhns, kor- ]
/ ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dəns, ˌkɒr- /

noun

Origin of correspondence

1375–1425; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin corrēspondentia. See correspondent, -ence

Related forms

non·cor·res·pond·ence, nounpre·cor·re·spond·ence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for correspondence

correspondence

/ (ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndəns) /

noun

the act or condition of agreeing or corresponding
similarity or analogy
agreement or conformity
  1. communication by the exchange of letters
  2. the letters so exchanged
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Medicine definitions for correspondence

correspondence

[ kôr′ĭ-spŏndəns ]

n.

A relationship between corresponding points on each retina such that stimulation produces a single image.
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