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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.
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lexicography

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

1. The art or practice of compiling or writing dictionaries.
2. The art or practice of writing or compiling dictionaries.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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"
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Translations
lexikografie
leksikografija
lexikográfiaszótárírásszótártudomány
leksikografija
lexicografie

lexicography

[ˌleksɪˈkɒgrəfɪ] Nlexicografía f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

lexicography

[ˌlɛksɪˈkɒgrəfi] nlexicographie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

lexicography

nLexikografie f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

lexicography

[ˌlɛksɪˈkɒgrəfɪ] nlessicografia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
In the interim, Furetiere's dictionary and literary work has received some scholarly attention, and the field of "metalexicography," the study of dictionaries, has burgeoned.