canned letter definition, canned letter meaning | English dictionary

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canned

  

      adj  
1    preserved and stored in airtight cans or tins  
canned meat     
2    Informal   prepared or recorded in advance; artificial; not spontaneous  
canned music     
3       a slang word for       drunk       1  
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Cannae, Cannes, cannel, canner

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
addendum to a contract in general that you do not wish for everyone to see
[Leg.]
n.
suite of the pointed first letters of the name of an organisation. eg B.O.A.C. , B.B.C., N.A.T.O., N.A.S.A..
When the "sigle" can be read like a simple word, it becomes an "acronym" : Nato, Nasa, Faq,...so B.B.C. is just a "sigle"

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