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open letter

noun

Simple Definition of open letter

  • : a letter that is published in a newspaper but that is addressed to a well-known person or to an organization

Full Definition of open letter

  1. :  a published letter of protest or appeal usually addressed to an individual but intended for the general public

Examples of open letter

  1. In an open letter to the company, a citizens' group implored company executives to reconsider their decision to close the factory.



1878

First Known Use of open letter

1878


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