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cor‧re‧spon‧ding [only before noun]
1 caused by or connected with something you have already mentioned:
The war, and the corresponding fall in trade, have had a devastating effect on the country.
2 having similar qualities or a similar size, position etc to something else [= equivalent]:
Sales are up 10% on the corresponding period last year.
correspondingly adverb:
As his political power has shrunk, he has grown correspondingly more dependent on the army.

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