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    Lenka is offline Senior Member
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    Default formal letter vocabulary

    What do the phrases and words bellow mean? They are all associated with formal letters writing, but I don't know what most of them mean...

    (Source: Commercial English - formal letters - Vocabulary - Learning English)

    Air MailConfidentialExpressFragilePlease forwardPostage paidPrinted MatterPrivate/PersonalRegisteredSampleTo be called forUrgent

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lenka View Post
    What do the phrases and words bellow mean? They are all associated with formal letters writing, but I don't know what most of them mean...

    (Source: Commercial English - formal letters - Vocabulary - Learning English)

    Air Mail Sent by Air
    Confidential Meant to be read by addressee only
    Express To be handled quickly
    Fragile Breakable
    Please forward Send on if recipient no longer at this address
    Postage paid The postage has already been paid
    Printed Matter Newspapers/magazines/books
    Private/Personal Specific to addressee
    Registered Has been recorded so that it can be tracked through the system
    Sample commercial sample of product
    To be called for Will be collected by addressee
    Urgent Of importance
    ..

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