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missive

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noun mis·sive \ˈmi-siv\

Simple Definition of missive

  • : a letter or other written message

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of missive

  1. :  a written communication :  letter

Examples of missive in a sentence

  1. She received yet another lengthy missive from her father.

  2. <the two old friends like to fire off missives filled with good-natured teasing and mock insults>



Origin and Etymology of missive

Middle French lettre missive, literally, letter intended to be sent


First Known Use: 1501


MISSIVE Defined for Kids

missive

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noun mis·sive \ˈmi-siv\

Definition of missive for Students

  1. :  1letter 2





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