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monogramnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɒn.ə.ɡræm/  us   /ˈmɑː.nə-/
a ​symbol, usually ​formed from the first ​letters of a person's ​namesjoined together, that is ​sewn or ​printed on ​clothes or other possessions: handkerchiefs/​towels with his monogram in the ​corner
monogrammed
adjective uk   us   /-ɡræmd/
monogrammed ​envelopes
(Definition of monogram from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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monogramnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɑn·əˌɡræm/
a ​design made of two or more ​letters, usually the first ​letters of a person’s ​names, used esp. on ​clothing and writing ​paper
monogrammed
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈmɑn·əˌɡræmd/
a monogrammed ​shirt
(Definition of monogram from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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