war correspondent

war cor·re·spond·ent
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wawr kawr-uh-spon-duh nt, kor-]
    • /wɔr ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dənt, ˌkɒr-/
    • /wɔː(r) ˌkɒr.ɪˈspɒn.dənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawr kawr-uh-spon-duh nt, kor-]
    • /wɔr ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dənt, ˌkɒr-/

Definitions of war correspondent words

  • noun war correspondent a reporter or commentator assigned to send news or opinions directly from battle areas. 1
  • noun war correspondent journalist who reports from war zones 1
  • noun war correspondent a journalist who reports on a war from the scene of action 0

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Origin of war correspondent

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65

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Parts of speech for War correspondent


war correspondent popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 3% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for war correspondent

noun war correspondent

  • foreign correspondent — a correspondent, as for a periodical, assigned to send back articles and news dispatches from a foreign country for publication.
  • newshound — A newspaper reporter.
  • newswoman — a woman employed to gather news, as for a newspaper, magazine, or radio or television news bureau.
  • newswriter — A journalist who writes the scripts for a newsreader.

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