letter writing
index correspondence (communication by letters)

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  • letter writing — When you are writing a letter, the language you use and the layout of the letter will depend on how formal the letter is. ◊ formal letters If you are writing a formal letter, such as a business letter or an application for a job, you use formal… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Letter — Let ter, n. [OE. lettre, F. lettre, OF. letre, fr. L. littera, litera, a letter; pl., an epistle, a writing, literature, fr. linere, litum, to besmear, to spread or rub over; because one of the earliest modes of writing was by graving the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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