Meaning of “typeface” in the English Dictionary

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"typeface" in British English

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typefacenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtaɪp.feɪs/ us /ˈtaɪp.feɪs/

letters and numbers in a particular design, used in printing or on a computer screen

(Definition of “typeface” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"typeface" in American English

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typefacenoun [ C ]

us /ˈtɑɪpˌfeɪs/

a font

(Definition of “typeface” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"typeface" in Business English

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typefacenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtaɪpfeɪs/ us also type

the style and size of the printed letters used in a newspaper, book, document, etc.:

large/small typeface
a different/wrong typeface
bold/italic/roman type

(Definition of “typeface” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)