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alpha

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈæl.fə/ (symbol A, α)
the first letter of the Greek alphabet

alpha

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈæl.fə/
Alpha software is at the first stage of development: an alpha version of the program
Translations of “alpha”
in Chinese (Traditional) 希臘語字母表的第一個字母…
in Chinese (Simplified) 希腊语字母表的第1个字母…
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