Definition of "letters"
  1. A document issued by a court allowing a person to administer the estate of someone who has died
How to use "letters" in a sentence
  1. Once the court has granted the letters, the executor can proceed with administrative duties.
  2. John obtained the letters to legally manage his deceased aunt's estate.
  3. When someone dies without a will, a court-issued letters might be needed to manage their assets.

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