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“homograph” in British English

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homographnoun [ 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.

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

“homograph” in American English

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homographnoun [ C ]

/ˈhɑm·əˌɡræf/

grammar a word which is spelled the same as another word, but that has a different meaning, origin, or pronunciation

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