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letter of advice

noun
1.
a notification from a consignor to a consignee giving specific information as to a shipment, the name of the carrier, the date shipped, etc.
2.
Commerce. a document from the drawer notifying the drawee that a bill of exchange has been drawn.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85
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British Dictionary definitions for letter-advice

letter of advice

noun
1.
a commercial letter giving a specific notification, such as the consignment of goods
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