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English definition of “alphabetical”

alphabetical

adjective uk   /ˌæl.fəˈbet.ɪ.kəl/ us    /-ˈbet̬-/ (also alphabetic,   /ˌæl.fəˈbet.ɪk/   )
B2 arranged in the same order as the letters of the alphabet: an alphabetical list The names are published in alphabetical order.Letters of alphabetsLettering and alphabetsLettering and alphabetsLetters of alphabets
alphabetically
adverb uk   /-ɪ.kəl.i/ us  
I've arranged the pictures of the animals alphabetically from aardvark to zebra.Letters of alphabetsLettering and alphabetsLettering and alphabetsLetters of alphabets
(Definition of alphabetical from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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