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cover letter

[ kuhv-er let-er ]
/ ˈkʌv ər ˈlɛt ər /
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noun
a letter that accompanies another letter, a package, or the like, to explain, commend, etc.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also called cov·er·ing let·ter [kuhv-er-ing let-er] /ˈkʌv ər ɪŋ ˈlɛt ər/ .

Origin of cover letter

First recorded in 1905–10
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