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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “epistle”

epistle

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪˈpɪs.l̩/
formal a letter
書信
humorous Many thanks for your lengthy epistle which arrived in this morning's post.
貴函今早收悉,信中長篇大論滔滔不絕,令鄙人感激涕零。
Letters, notes and cardsPaper and stationery
one of the letters written to the early Christians by the apostles (= the first men who believed in Jesus Christ)
使徒書信
The Bible - people, events and places
epistolary
 
 
/ɪˈpɪs.təl.ər.i/ US  /-er-/ adjective formal
(Definition of epistle from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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