rejection letter


: a letter informing a person of being turned down (as for a job, school enrollment, etc.) : a letter saying that something a person has written, made, etc., has been turned down (as for publication)

Examples of rejection letter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her rejection letter, which arrived in November, said that she was assessed as a high risk for a recurrence of suicidal behavior. Ellen Barry, New York Times, 27 Sep. 2023 But many more are denied access at the impenetrable gate via a college rejection letter. Hannah Kaufmann, oregonlive, 12 June 2023 Bring the rejection letter, step right up to the shredder and push start. Neil Senturia, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 May 2023

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“Rejection letter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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