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orthography

noun [U] uk   /ɔːˈθɒɡ.rə.fi/ us    /ɔːˈθɑː.ɡrə-/ specialized
the accepted way of spelling and writing words
orthographic
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌɔː.θəˈɡræf.ɪk/ us    /ˌɔːr.θə-/
orthographically
adverb uk   /ˌɔː.θəˈɡræf.ɪ.kəl.i/ us    /ˌɔːr.θə-/
Translations of “orthography”
in Chinese (Traditional) 正確拼寫, 正字法…
in Chinese (Simplified) 正确拼写, 正字法…
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