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Definition of look-and-say in English:


[mass noun, as modifier]
Denoting a method of teaching reading based on the visual recognition of words rather than the association of sounds and letters: [as modifier]: the ‘look-and-say’ reading method Compare with phonic.
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  • The phonic method has reappeared for teaching reading and spelling in the early primary school, after some thirty years of official neglect in favour of word recognition (‘look-and-say’).
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