Meaning of CORRESPONDENCE in English

CORRESPONDENCE

noun

1 letters exchanged

ADJECTIVE

▪ confidential , personal , private

▪ business , diplomatic , official

▪ regular

▪ email , written

▪ extensive , voluminous

… OF CORRESPONDENCE

▪ item ( BrE )

Numerous items of ~ have been received on this subject.

▪ pile ( esp. BrE )

He was leafing through piles of ~.

VERB + CORRESPONDENCE

▪ enter into , exchange , have

It would be foolish for a doctor to enter into ~ with a patient.

I have had ~ with the company director on this matter.

▪ carry on , keep up , maintain

We kept up a ~ for many months.

▪ address , send

Please send ~ to ‘Money Monthly’.

▪ receive

▪ read

▪ answer , deal with , handle

The secretary deals with all the ~.

▪ catch up on

I would spend the time reading or catching up on my ~.

▪ intercept

The department intercepted the ~ of foreign diplomats.

CORRESPONDENCE + NOUN

▪ course , school ( AmE )

I did a ~ course in economics.

▪ column ( esp. BrE )

the ~ columns of the ‘London Review of Books’

PREPOSITION

▪ by ~ , through ~

All our business is conducted by ~.

▪ in ~ with

I have been in ~ with the manager of the store.

▪ ~ about , ~ concerning , ~ on , ~ regarding , ~ relating to

files full of confidential ~ relating to the company's expansion plans

▪ ~ between

I have seen the ~ between the company and the college.

▪ ~ from

The editor welcomes ~ from readers on any subject.

▪ ~ with

copies of her ~ with the composer

2 connection

ADJECTIVE

▪ direct , exact , one-to-one

The child can see the one-to-one ~ of the buttons and buttonholes.

▪ close

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ between

a close ~ between theory and practice

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .