letter of application

letter of application
letter of application ˌletter of appliˈcation \Check if 'application letter' has been added. If so, add it as a synonym here. noun letters of application PLURALFORM [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES
a letter to a company from a person who is looking for a job, usually in response to a job advertisement:

• We have received hundreds of letters of application.

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letter of application UK US noun [C] (plural letters of application)
HR APPLICATION LETTER(Cf. ↑application letter)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • letter of application — letter containing a request (for a job, money, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • application */*/*/ — UK [ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms application : singular application plural applications 1) a) [countable/uncountable] a formal request for permission to do or have something application for: His application for membership of the club was… …   English dictionary

  • application — ap|pli|ca|tion [ ,æplı keıʃn ] noun *** ▸ 1 request for something ▸ 2 particular use something has ▸ 3 effort/determination ▸ 4 computer software ▸ 5 putting something onto surface 1. ) count or uncount a formal request for permission to do or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • application — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. diligence, assiduity; suitability, relevancy; form, blank. See request, relation, attention, use. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Use] Syn. employment, utilization, use, purpose; see use 1 , 2 . 2. [Close… …   English dictionary for students

  • application — [n1] use appliance, appositeness, employment, exercise, exercising, function, germaneness, operation, pertinence, play, practice, purpose, relevance, usance, utilization, value; concepts 680,694 application [n2] request appeal, blank, claim,… …   New thesaurus

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