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alphabetnoun [C]

 us   /ˈæl·fəˌbet, -bɪt/
writing a set of letters arranged in a fixed order that is used for writing a language: the Cyrillic/Hebrew alphabet
alphabetical
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˌæl·fəˈbet̬·ɪ·kəl/
alphabetically
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˌæl·fəˈbet̬·ɪk·li/
Recipes are arranged alphabetically by type of food.
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alphabetnoun [C]

uk   /ˈæl.fə.bet/  us   /ˈæl.fə.bet/
B1 a set of letters arranged in a fixed order, used for writing a language: the Roman/Cyrillic alphabet

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in Arabic الأبْجَدِيّة…
in Malaysian huruf…
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in Russian алфавит…
in Chinese (Traditional) 字母表…
in Italian alfabeto…
in Turkish alfabe…
in Polish alfabet…
in Spanish abecedario, alfabeto…
in Vietnamese bảng chữ cái…
in Portuguese alfabeto…
in Thai ตัวอักษร…
in German das Alphabet…
in Catalan alfabet…
in Japanese アルファベット…
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