covering letter


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covering letter

n. Chiefly British
Variant of cover letter.
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covering letter

n
an accompanying letter sent as an explanation, introduction, or record
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cov′ering let′ter

or cov′er let`ter,


n.
a letter that accompanies another letter, a package, or the like, to explain, inform, etc.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.covering letter - a letter sent along with other documents to provide additional information
letter, missive - a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
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Translations

covering letter

cover letter (Am) nnota esplicativa, lettera d'accompagnamento
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If there is a covering letter, refer to the job specification and how your skills and experience are a good match.
We are happy to receive applications via email with a CV and covering letter. We would love enthusiastic, pro-active individuals to approach us to find out about opportunities within the practice, regardless of whether we are actively advertising.
Your CV and covering letter is your chance to show an employer the best of what you've got.
I'VE RECENTLY overhauled the covering letter I send out to prospective employers.
However, when applying for a job (either through the post or online) I would always add some sort of covering letter to explain which job you're applying for, the person/department it's intended for.
A major question when writing a covering letter is who to address it to.
The report submitted with the covering letter shows that 1681 people remain unidentified and most of the columns designated for photographs, read "photos not found."
YOUR CV should rarely leave your desktop unless accompanied by a covering letter, as they can be a major determinant of an applicant's success.
THE main aim of a covering letter is to encourage a recruiter to read your CV.
The notification, and a covering letter by CDF President Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, asks Catholic people and bishops to curb publication of de Mello's work by ensuring that they are not reprinted.