Any written or digital communication exchanged by two or more parties. Correspondences may come in the form of letters, emails, text messages, voicemails, notes, or postcards. Correspondences are important for most businesses because they serve as a paper trail of events from point A to point B. "The law firm required all employees to archive their correspondences so that they could be retrieved as a reference point for pending cases."

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  • Upon my discovery of my grandfather's letters I realized he had carried on a correspondence with a mystery woman throughout his marriage.

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  • The sales team and the graphic designer sent e-mails back and forth, using the correspondence to communicate their product ideas.

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  • I apologize that my payment was not sent in today. I tried transferring the funds to you via my online account. However, the site was down due to technical difficulties. I have emailed the support staff and I will update you again when I receive correspondence from them.

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