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English definition of “alphabet”

alphabet

noun [C]    /ˈæl·fəˌbet, -bɪt/
writing a set of letters arranged in a fixed order that is used for writing a language: the Cyrillic/Hebrew alphabet alphabetically    /ˌæl·fəˈbet̬·ɪk·li/ adverb [not gradable] Recipes are arranged alphabetically by type of food.
(Definition of alphabet noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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