attention line


: a line usually placed above the salutation in a business letter directing the letter to one specified

Examples of attention line in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Messing's call for the list gained widespread attention line and was met with both support and criticism. Caitlin O'Kane, CBS News, 2 Sep. 2019 With Bell commanding attention lining up behind him, and Jamison Crowder now manning the slot, Darnold makes this list as a player my projections have finishing inside the top-15 quarterbacks with several top-10 weekly performances mixed in. Frankie Taddeo,, 30 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of attention line was in 1925

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Cite this Entry

“Attention line.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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