canned letter meaning, canned letter definition | English Cobuild 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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See also:

Cannae, cannel, canner, Cannes

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
addendum to a contract in general that you do not wish for everyone to see
[Leg.]
n.
avenant (qui se présente sous la forme d'une lettre qui vient modifier les termes d'un contrat déjà en cours).
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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