letter of intent

noun phrase

: a written statement of the intention to enter into a formal agreement

Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of letter of intent was in 1941

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“Letter of intent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/letter%20of%20intent. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

Legal Definition

letter of intent

see letter sense 1

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