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The meaning of Dead letter

ˌded ˈlet.ər

Dead letter – definition

idiom

Mail that can neither be delivered nor returned

noun

A law or treaty which has not been repealed but is ineffectual or defunct in practice.

Usage examples:

Why should we develop the common law to make the statute a dead letter?
noun

An unclaimed or undelivered piece of mail.

Usage examples:

Apparently they are working at the u.s. post office, in the dead letter department.
noun

A letter that cannot be delivered to the address written on it and cannot be returned to the person who sent it

Usage examples:

The dead-letter office, the ceasefire treaty was a dead letter as soon as it was signed, as neither…

Dead letter translation into English

Dead letter: translate from English into Chinese

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死信, 虚文

Dead letter: translate from English into Dutch

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Dode letter, Onbestelbare brief

Dead letter: translate from English into French

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Lettre morte, Lettre tombée au rebut

Dead letter: translate from English into German

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Toter brief

Dead letter: translate from English into Hindi

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मृत पत्र, अनाम पत्र, बेपता चिट्ठी, अप्रचलित

Dead letter: translate from English into Italian

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Lettera morta

Dead letter: translate from English into Korean

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죽은 편지, 배달불능 우편물, 공문화한 법률

Dead letter: translate from English into Russian

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Мертвая буква, Невостребованное письмо, Письмо, не доставленное адресату, Не применяющийся, но и не отмененный закон

Dead letter: translate from English into Spanish

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Letra muerta, Ley desusada, Carta no reclamada

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