form letter


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form letter

n.
A usually impersonal letter in a standardized format sent to multiple recipients.
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form letter

n
a single copy of a letter that has been mechanically reproduced in large numbers for circulation
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form′ let′ter


n.
a standardized letter that can be sent to any number of persons.
[1905–10, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.form letter - a letter that is printed in multiple copies and mailed to a list of recipients
letter, missive - a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
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Then a little thrill of delight ran through me --for I noticed that the holes were all arranged so as to form letters; there were three leaves side by side, with "B," "R," and "U" marked on them, and after some search I found two more, which contained an "N" and an "O."
A form letter is attached to the bishops' letter that concerned persons can use to contact their members of Parliament and the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Bernard Valcourt.
02 ( ANI ): Microsoft has been accused of sending "sexist and patronizing" form letter to publicize its Xbox One gaming console.
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Greenpeace makes it easy by hosting an online form letter that sympathizers can sign onto and the group will take care of delivering your message directly to YUM!
Meanwhile, in response to suggestions from members of the lighting industry (see "Editorial," LD+A, November), Brandston has posted a form letter on his website (www.concerninglight.com), which the general public can use to contact their elected officials to express concern about the incandescent ban.
On nearly every occasion, after sending a communication to an elected or appointed official, I received the expectable form letter in response.
About 636 have submitted one form letter adopted by many financial advisors affiliated with independent broker-dealers, and 427 have submitted a form letter adopted by many life insurance agents, SEC officials report.
1 Johnson's Box: The use of the preprinted "welcome" across the top gives it the appearance of a "form letter" ...
The messages the Legion will be sending to soldiers varied from the form letter, signed and decorated by the younger students, to more personalized letters written by older students.
Attorney Matthew Fleming sent the form letter describing plea negotiations that have been complicated by the bankruptcy proceedings that creditors forced on Rand and Wave in July.
I received a form letter that they had received my application for benefits, but due to the large number of claims, action would be delayed.