Definition of A to Z in English:

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A to Z

Pronunciation: /eɪtəˈzɛd/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also A–Z)


1An alphabetically arranged handbook; a complete guide to a subject: an A to Z of tools [as modifier]: an A-Z guide
More example sentences
  • The second part of the A to Z guide will be published on Sunday.
  • The main section of the handbook is an easy-to-use A to Z compendium of ailments and disorders.
  • Nevertheless, the guide, which attempts to provide an A to Z guide to investment, is educationally enlightening and prompts us to make informed decisions.
1.1A book containing lists and maps of city streets: having consulted the A-Z of Greater London, I knew how to get there
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  • He wasn't from the city of course, so perhaps he had just popped out without the A to Z street map about his person.
  • The restaurant was located in a part of town that most Londoners wouldn't have found armed with an A to Z.
  • Miss Fudge worked out a route for us at the weekend with an A to Z and a piece of pink ribbon.

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