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This is often used to make [[salutation]] and [[valediction]] in a letter.
 
This is often used to make [[salutation]] and [[valediction]] in a letter.

Revision as of 06:47, 15 January 2020

Direct address is a reference from the speaker/writer[1] to the audience[2]

This is often used to make salutation and valediction in a letter.

Polite ways in English include "sir", "madam". "Mister" or "missus", or more friendly ways like "mate".

References

  1. There must be a single umbrella term for this.
  2. ditto