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homograph

noun [C] uk   /ˈhɒm.ə.ɡrɑːf/  us   /ˈhɑː.mə.ɡræf/ specialized
a word that is spelled the same as another word but has a different meaning: "Bow" meaning the front of a ship, "bow" meaning a loop made in a string or ribbon and "bow" meaning a device used to shoot arrows are all homographs.
Translations of “homograph”
in Chinese (Traditional) 同形異義詞(讀音可能相同或不同)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同形异义词(读音可能相同或不同)…
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