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covering letter

noun [C] uk   us   UK (also covering note, US cover letter, cover note)
a letter that contains information about the thing it is sent with: Please send a covering letter with your application form.
(Definition of covering letter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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