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alphabet

noun [C]  /ˈæl·fəˌbet, -bɪt/ us  
writing a set of letters arranged in a fixed order that is used for writing a language: the Cyrillic/Hebrew alphabet
alphabetical
adjective [not gradable]  /ˌæl·fəˈbet̬·ɪ·kəl/ us  
alphabetically
adverb [not gradable]  /ˌæl·fəˈbet̬·ɪk·li/ us  
Recipes are arranged alphabetically by type of food.
Translations of “alphabet”
in Korean 알파벳…
in Arabic الأبْجَدِيّة…
in French alphabet…
in Turkish alfabe…
in Italian alfabeto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 字母表…
in Russian алфавит…
in Polish alfabet…
in Spanish alfabeto…
in Portuguese alfabeto…
in German das Alphabet…
in Catalan alfabet…
in Japanese アルファベット…
in Chinese (Simplified) 字母表…
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