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spell

verb /spel/ ( past tense, past participle spelt /-t/, spelled)
to name or give in order the letters of (a word) deletrear I asked him to spell his name for me.
(of letters) to form (a word) formar C-a-t spells ’cat’.
to (be able to) spell words correctly escribir correctamente I can’t spell!
to mean or amount to significar, representar This spells disaster.
speller noun
a computer program that corrects spelling mistakes. corrector ortográfico
someone who is good or bad at spelling ortógrafo She is a good speller.
(American) a book for teaching spelling. manual de ortografía
spelling noun
ortografía Her spelling is terrible (also adjective) The teacher gave the children a spelling lesson/test.
spell-check verb
(computing) to use a software program to check for spelling mistakes in a document written using a computer Revisar La Ortografía Don’t forget to spell-check your document before you print it out.
spell-checker noun
(computing) a software program that checks for spelling mistakes in a document written using a computer. Programa de Correción de Ortografía
(Definition of spell from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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