letter of advice

  1. a notification from a consignor to a consignee giving specific information as to a shipment, the name of the carrier, the date shipped, etc.

  2. Commerce. a document from the drawer notifying the drawee that a bill of exchange has been drawn.

Origin of letter of advice

First recorded in 1675–85

Words Nearby letter of advice

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British Dictionary definitions for letter of advice

letter of advice

  1. a commercial letter giving a specific notification, such as the consignment of goods

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