Translation of "epistle" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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epistlenoun [ C ]

uk /ɪˈpɪs.əl/ us /ɪˈpɪs.əl/

formal a letter

humorous Many thanks for your lengthy epistle, which arrived in this morning's post. 贵函今早收悉,信中长篇大论滔滔不绝,令鄙人感激涕零。

one of the letters written to the early Christians by the apostles (= the first men who believed in Jesus Christ)


(Translation of “epistle” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)