complimentary close

Use Complimentary close in a sentence

complimentary close

[klohz]
noun
the part of a letter that by convention immediately precedes the signature, as “Very truly yours,” “Cordially,” or “Sincerely yours.”
Also, complimentary closing.
Also called closing, close.


Origin:
1915–20

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Example sentences
Double space between the final paragraph of the letter and the complimentary close.
There are other guidelines to consider, such as the complimentary close, which is different for disciplinary actions.
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