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alt-

Syllabification: alt-
(also alt.)

Definition of alt- in English:

combiningForm

Denoting a version of something, especially music, that is intended as a challenge to the traditional version: an alt-classical quartet

Origin

1990s: abbreviation of alternative, influenced by the alt. prefix of some Usenet newsgroups.

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Pronunciation: ˌtərpsikəˈrēən
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