Translation: from english to russian

from russian to english

letters noun

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  • letters credential — noun plural Etymology: part translation of Medieval Latin litterae credentiales : letter of credence * * * letters of credence or letters credential plural noun A diplomat s formal document accrediting him or her to a foreign government • • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • letters of administration — ˌletters of adminiˈstration noun [plural] LAW in Britain, a document giving someone the authority to make sure that the property of a dead person is given to the people who have the legal right to receive it, for example those who are named in a… …   Financial and business terms

  • letters of marque — noun a license to a private citizen to seize property of another nation • Syn: ↑letter of marque, ↑letter of mark and reprisal • Hypernyms: ↑license, ↑licence, ↑permit * * * also …   Useful english dictionary

  • letters after one's name — noun A list of abbreviations, separated by commas, representing the academic qualifications and civil or military honours achieved by a person Again, as he was a mere student without any letters after his name, he got scant attention, and I never …   Wiktionary

  • letters patent — UK US noun [plural] ► LAW a formal document from a king, queen, or government that gives someone a particular right: »The coat of arms was granted by letters patent of Edward IV …   Financial and business terms

  • letters — noun 1. the literary culture (Freq. 1) this book shows American letters at its best • Hypernyms: ↑culture 2. scholarly attainment he is a man of letters • Hypernyms: ↑eruditeness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • letters requisitory — or letters rogatory plural noun A legal instrument by which a court of one country asks that of another to take a certain evidence on its behalf • • • Main Entry: ↑letter …   Useful english dictionary

  • noun and verb differences — The following table lists differences of stress, pronunciation, and spelling when the same word is used as a noun and a verb, for example compound, escort, practice/practise, record, and use. Differences are marked by the letters s (= difference… …   Modern English usage

  • letters close — noun plural Date: 1891 letters issued by a government or sovereign to a private person in a private matter …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • letters patent — noun A type of legal document which is an open letter issued by an authority granting a right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or organization. Ant: letters close …   Wiktionary

  • letters close — noun A sealed legal document, once issued by a monarch or government, granting a right, title etc to a person or corporation Ant: letters patent …   Wiktionary

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