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open letter

noun
1.
a letter, often of protest or criticism, addressed to a specific person, but intended to be brought to public attention.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
Related forms
open-letter, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for open-letter

open letter

noun
1.
a letter, esp one of protest, addressed to a person but also made public, as through the press
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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