letters

letters
noun
1. the literary culture (Freq. 1)
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this book shows American letters at its best

Hypernyms: ↑culture
2. scholarly attainment
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he is a man of letters

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plural of letter
present third singular of letter

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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