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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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