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thanks in advance

An expression of gratitude said to someone in written communication, especially email, when one has asked them to do something, answer a question, or provide some information. Please let me know as soon as you have confirmation from the board. Thanks in advance.
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An initialism of "thanks in advance," often used at the end of a written correspondence in which the writer has asked the recipient to do something or provide some information. Please let me know as soon as you have confirmation from the board. TIA Anyone on these forums know what kind of battery I need to power this motor (picture attached)? TIA!
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Thanks in advance

and TIA
phr. & comp. abb. an expression of gratitude given in advance of the hoped-for receipt of an answer to a question. I hope you can help me. TIA. Bob.
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