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letter

US [ˈletər]
UK [ˈletə(r)]
  • n.信;字母;函;(缝制在运动服上的)校运动队字母标志
  • v.用字母标明(于清单等上);把字母印刷(或缝制等)于
  • Web文字;信件;书信
Plural Form:letters  Present Participle:lettering  Past Tense:lettered  
Letter
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n.
1.
信;函a message that is written down or printed on paper and usually put in an envelope and sent to sb
a business/thank-you, etc. letter
商业信函、感谢信等
a letter of complaint
投诉信
to post a letter
寄信
to mail a letter
寄信
There's a letter for you from your mother.
有你母亲的一封来信。
You will be notified by letter .
将用信函通知你。
2.
字母a written or printed sign representing a sound used in speech
‘B’ is the second letter of the alphabet.
b 是字母表的第二个字母。
Write your name in capital/block letters .
用大写字母书写姓名。
3.
(缝制在运动服上的)校运动队字母标志a sign in the shape of a letter that is sewn onto clothes to show that a person plays in a school or college sports team
IDM
They insist on sticking to the letter of the law.
他们坚持严守法律的字面意义。
the letter of the law
法律(或法规)的准确字面意义the exact words of a law or rule rather than its general meaning
They insist on sticking to the letter of the law.
他们坚持严守法律的字面意义。
I followed your instructions to the letter.
我是严格遵照你的指示办的。
to the letter
丝毫不差;不折不扣;精确地doing/following exactly what sb/sth says, paying attention to every detail
I followed your instructions to the letter.
我是严格遵照你的指示办的。
v.
1.
[t][usupass]
~ sth (+ noun)
用字母标明(于清单等上)to give a letter to sth as part of a series or list
the stars lettered Alpha and Beta
以 α 和 β 命名的星
2.
[t][usupass]
~ sth (in sth)
把字母印刷(或缝制等)于to print, paint, sew, etc. letters onto sth
a black banner lettered in white
印有白色字母的黑色横幅
3.
[i]
领取到学校运动队布制字母标志to receive a letter made of cloth that you sew onto your clothes for playing in a school or college sports team

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
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