covering letter

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "covering letter":
singular covering letter plural covering letters British
a letter that you send with something, to explain what you are sending or to give extra information

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  • covering letter — ➔ letter * * * covering letter UK US noun [C] UK (US cover letter) ► a letter that contains information about the thing it is sent with: »Interested applicants who meet all the requirements should send a covering letter and curriculum vitae to… …   Financial and business terms

  • covering letter — n BrE a letter that you send with documents or a package that gives information about its contents American Equivalent: cover letter ▪ Send your CV and a covering letter to the address below …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • covering letter — covering letters N COUNT A covering letter is a letter that you send with a parcel or with another letter in order to provide extra information …   English dictionary

  • covering letter — (N. Amer. cover letter) ► NOUN ▪ a letter explaining the contents of an accompanying enclosure …   English terms dictionary

  • covering letter — noun a letter sent along with other documents to provide additional information • Syn: ↑cover letter • Hypernyms: ↑letter, ↑missive * * * ˌcovering ˈletter [covering letter] ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • covering letter — /ˌkʌvərɪŋ letə/, covering note /ˌkʌvərɪŋ nəυt/ noun a letter or note sent with documents to say why you are sending them ● He sent a covering letter with his curriculum vitae, explaining why he wanted the job. ● The job advertisement asked for a… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • covering letter — /ˌkʌvərɪŋ letə/, covering note /ˌkʌvərɪŋ nəυt/ noun a letter sent with documents to say why they are being sent …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • covering letter — a letter that accompanies another letter, a package, or the like, to explain, commend, etc. Also, cover letter. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • covering letter — (N. Amer. cover letter) noun a letter sent with, and explaining the contents of, another document or a parcel …   English new terms dictionary

  • covering letter — noun (C) BrE a letter that you send with documents or a package explaining what it is or giving additional information; cover letter AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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