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English definition of “complimentary close”

complimentary close

noun [C]     (also complimentary closing) US
COMMUNICATIONS the words that you write at the end of a business letter before you write your name , for example , ' Best wishes ', 'Yours truly ', ' Sincerely ', etc.
(Definition of complimentary close noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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