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complimentary close

or complimentary closing

[klohz or kloh-zing]
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  1. the part of a letter that by convention immediately precedes the signature, as “Very truly yours,” “Cordially,” or “Sincerely yours.”
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Origin of complimentary close

First recorded in 1915–20
Also called closing, close.
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