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English definition of “roman”

roman

adjective     /ˈrəʊ.mən/ US  /ˈroʊ-/
describes the ordinary style of printed writing in which the letters are verticalPrinting and word processingLettering and alphabetsLetters of alphabets roman     noun [U] In this book, definitions are printed in roman.Lettering and alphabetsLetters of alphabets
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