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form letter

noun
1.
a standardized letter that can be sent to any number of persons, occasionally personalized by inserting the name of each recipient in the salutation.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism
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Examples from the web for form letter
  • The company evinced little interest, replying with a form letter.
  • Resist creating a form letter for multiple publishers, and learn how to tailor your proposal for the right publisher.
  • These days, the form letter or e-mail is ubiquitous.
  • Easier to leave you in limbo until the form letter delivers the coup de grace.
  • They were not, and a form letter was sent to anyone who inquired.
  • What the customers received was a form letter and a photocopied list of foundations.
  • Please use the enclosed form letter on your agency's letterhead to provide the written notice.
British Dictionary definitions for form letter

form letter

noun
1.
a single copy of a letter that has been mechanically reproduced in large numbers for circulation
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