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American English: /ˈlɛdər/
British English: /ˈlɛtə/

Translation of letter in Spanish:


  • 1 (written message) his letters have just been published
    su epistolario acaba de publicarse
    letter of introduction letter of advice
    carta (feminine) de aviso
    letter of credit letter of intent (before noun) letter rack
    portacartas (masculine)
    I'm not much of a letter writer
    no soy muy buen corresponsal
    letter writing is quite an art
    escribir cartas es todo un arte
    Example sentences
    • I must have written him a letter, because he sent me a postcard in reply.
    • We'll stick to the big social events and if people want other things in these pages they can write letters and send us pictures.
    • He also sent out the letter before he wrote it (according to the date).
  • 2 2.1 (of alphabet) a two-/eight-letter word
    una palabra de dos/ocho letras
    she's the only one in the family with letters after her name
    es la única de la familia que tiene título
    (académico u honorífico cuya abreviatura suele usarse tras el nombre)
    the letter of the law to the letter
    also: letters plural
    (literature) [formal]a man of letters
    un literato
    un escritor
    un hombre de letras
    a woman of letters
    una literata
    una escritora
    una mujer de letras
    Example sentences
    • Canadian art, literature, and letters have traditionally mythologized the North.
    Example sentences
    • Three of its vowels are each represented by a letter of the alphabet.
    • If three letters together represent a single sound, they constitute a trigraph, such as tch in catch and sch in schmaltz.
    • A group of eight bits makes up a byte, which can represent many types of information, such as a letter of the alphabet or decimal character.

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (print)
    (card/invitation) (con letras)
    1.2 (designate by letter) See examples: the rows are lettered A through G
    las filas van por letras de la A a la G
    Example sentences
    • Horse racing is big in New Zealand, and, before the advent of electronic displays, the bookmakers lettered horses' names on white wooden boards in heavy black sans-serif characters.
    • Yet the names of donors are lettered on the walls, museum-style.
    • The name has been professionally lettered on in bright letters.

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