Definition of to whom it may concern in English:

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to whom it may concern

Used at the beginning of a letter, notice, or testimonial when the identity of the reader or readers is unknown.
Example sentences
  • Placed under house arrest in Salé, he regained his freedom only in May 2000 by order of Mohammed VI and immediately made public his second address: ‘Memorandum to whom it may concern.’
  • Dear to whom it may concern, I'm an American who just read your article on your website via disinfo.com, An Ameican website.
  • To whom it may concern - I am feeling a bit alienated right now; I know who I am, but others do not listen.
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