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missive

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪsɪv/

Translation of missive in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [humorous/humorístico] misiva (feminine) [formal o hum]
    Example sentences
    • As it is, he constantly whisks electronic missives to staff and customers - his email address is made public - singing praises and responding to problems.
    • I haven't been hit with unsolicited electronic missives during the couple of weeks I've been testing the service.
    • Quite honestly, I had forgotten about the electronic missive, but I searched through my archives to find a copy.

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