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complimentary close

noun

: the words (such as sincerely yours ) that come before the signature of a letter

Full Definition of COMPLIMENTARY CLOSE

:  the words (as sincerely yours) that conventionally come immediately before the signature of a letter and express the sender's regard for the receiver —called also complimentary closing

First Known Use of COMPLIMENTARY CLOSE

1919

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