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1A person with whom one corresponds on matters of business, or with whom one has regular business relations.
2A person employed (typically by a newspaper, television programme, etc.) to report on business-related news.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851), novelist.
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