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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mis·sive /ˈmɪsɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mis·sive a.
 1. Specially sent; intended or prepared to be sent; as, a letter missive.
 2. Missile. “The missive weapons fly.”
 Letters missive, letters conveying the permission, comand, or advice of a superior authority, as a sovereign. They are addressed and sent to some certain person or persons, and are distinguished from letters patent, which are addressed to the public.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mis·sive, n.
 1. That which is sent; a writing containing a message.
 2. One who is sent; a messenger. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a written message addressed to a person or organization;
          "mailed an indignant letter to the editor" [syn: letter]