# Learn English – How to use title in salutation, when recepient’s name is unknown

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I'm sending a formal letter to an adjudicator but do not know his or her name. What would be the most appropriate salutation?

Dear Adjudicator:
Dear sir or madam:
To whom it may concern:


unknown gender
To whom it may concern - unknown post (Adjudicator in this case)