form letter
noun Date: 1909 1. a letter on a subject of frequent recurrence that can be sent to different people without essential change except in the address 2. a letter for mass circulation that is printed in many copies and has a very general salutation (as Dear Friend)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • form letter — form .letter n a standard letter that is sent to a number of people …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • form letter — form ,letter noun count a standard letter that is used especially by businesses for a particular type of situation …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • Form letter — A form letter is a letter written from a template, rather than being specifically composed for a specific recipient. The most general kind of form letter consists of one or more regions of boilerplate text interspersed with one or more… …   Wikipedia

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  • form letter — noun A letter that is written generically with blanks to be filled in with individual details, often sent in bulk, and frequently regarded as impersonal. For my trouble, they sent me a form letter with my name misspelled …   Wiktionary

  • form letter — form′ let′ter n. a standardized letter that can be sent to any number of persons • Etymology: 1905–10, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • form letter — letter which is prepared with a uniform formula and is intended to be distributed to a group of people …   English contemporary dictionary

  • form letter — noun a letter that is printed in multiple copies and mailed to a list of recipients • Hypernyms: ↑letter, ↑missive * * * noun, pl ⋯ ters [count] : a letter that has a standard form and is sent to many people The bank sent out thousands of form… …   Useful english dictionary

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