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alphabet
American English: /ˈælfəˌbɛt/
British English: /ˈalfəbɛt/

Translation of alphabet in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Thai is a tonal language, and its alphabet is derived from Mon and Khmer scripts.
    • The curve of the exterior wall is dressed in gray granite on which the alphabets, hieroglyphs and symbols of over 120 languages are etched.
    • We created fonts for the alphabets of both languages so that the letters were defined using the same basic components (vertical, diagonal, and horizontal lines).

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.