What is the salutation of a letter?
The salutation of a letter is the greeting.
it is at the beginning of the letter.
Anotonyms for salutation (meaning greeting) would be dismissal or farewell. Antonyms for salutation (meaning praise) are disapproval, demerit, calumny, condemnation, or criticism. We say hello with a salutation; we say goodbye with a valediction. This is also the term for the polite closing in a letter.
Dear fool, prescribing a specific and normative correct or incorrect form of salutation to a letter is ridiculous. if your looking for the most proper or formal salutation your best bets are 'dear' (which is a bit personal and familiar and kinda sappy) or just simply (for maximum formality) 'Mr __________, ' and proceed with your letter.
The salutation is the part of the letter that is the greeting. The type of letter (business or firendly) will determine the words and the punctuation to be used. Just remember, a business letter is formal and is sent to an employer, boss, teacher, company/organization. A friendly letter is casual and is usually sent to a family member or firend. Business letter Dear Mr. (name): (Note--always follow the salutation with a semicolon) Dear Search Committee…