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anagram

noun [C] uk   /ˈæn.ə.ɡræm/ us  
a word or phrase made by using the letters of another word or phrase in a different order: "Neat" is an anagram of "a net".
Translations of “anagram”
in Spanish Anagrama…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相同字母異序詞…
in Russian анаграмма…
in Turkish bir kelimenin harflerini kullanarak başka bir kelime üretme, çevrik söz, ifade…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相同字母异序词…
in Polish anagram…
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