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alphabet British & World English

A set of letters or symbols in a fixed order used to represent the basic set of speech sounds of a language, especially the set of letters from A to Z

alphabet English Thesaurus

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alphabet book British & World English

A book containing samples of lettering (now rare).

alphabet poem British & World English

A poem that has each verse or line beginning with a different letter of the alphabet.

alphabet song British & World English

An alphabet poem set to music.

alphabet soup British & World English

A confusing or confused mixture of things

alphabet agency British & World English

An organization or agency known chiefly by its initials.

alphabet block British & World English

One of a set of cubes, typically of wood, decorated with one or more letters of the alphabet (and sometimes an illustrative picture), designed as an educational toy.

comic alphabet British & World English

A humorous (sometimes illustrated) presentation of the alphabet, typically making use of rhyme or wordplay.

Morse alphabet British & World English

The set of signals or symbols used to represent letters in Morse code.

finger alphabet British & World English

A form of sign language using the fingers to spell out words

Greek alphabet British & World English

The alphabet used to write ancient and modern Greek

manual alphabet British & World English

Another term for finger alphabet.

initial teaching alphabet British & World English

A 44-letter phonetic alphabet used to help those beginning to read and write English. It was used in many British primary schools in the 1960s but is now rarely seen

International Phonetic Alphabet British & World English

An internationally recognized set of phonetic symbols developed in the late 19th century, based on the principle of strict one-to-one correspondence between sounds and symbols