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lex·i·cog·ra·phy

 (lĕk′sĭ-kŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The process or work of writing, editing, or compiling a dictionary.


lex′i·co·graph′ic (-kə-grăf′ĭk), lex′i·co·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
lex′i·co·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

lexicography

(ˌlɛksɪˈkɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Linguistics) the process or profession of writing or compiling dictionaries
ˌlexiˈcographer n
lexicographic, ˌlexicoˈgraphical adj
ˌlexicoˈgraphically adv

lex•i•cog•ra•phy

(ˌlɛk sɪˈkɒg rə fi)

n.
1. the writing, editing, or compiling of dictionaries.
2. the principles and procedures involved in writing, editing, or compiling dictionaries.
[1670–80]
lex`i•co•graph′ic (-kəˈgræf ɪk) lex`i•co•graph′i•cal, adj.
lex`i•co•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.

lexicography

the writing or compiling of dictionaries. — lexicographer, n. — lexicographic, lexicographical, adj.
See also: Language
the writing, editing, or compiling of dictionaries. — lexicographer, n. — lexicographic, lexicographical, adj.
See also: Linguistics

lexicography

1. The art or practice of compiling or writing dictionaries.
2. The art or practice of writing or compiling dictionaries.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lexicography - the act of writing dictionaries
authorship, penning, writing, composition - the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
Translations
lexikografie
leksikografija
lexikográfiaszótárírásszótártudomány
leksikografija
lexicografie

lexicography

[ˌleksɪˈkɒgrəfɪ] Nlexicografía f

lexicography

[ˌlɛksɪˈkɒgrəfi] nlexicographie f

lexicography

nLexikografie f

lexicography

[ˌlɛksɪˈkɒgrəfɪ] nlessicografia
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