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1. A variant shape of a letter.
2. A letter or combination of letters that can represent one phoneme, as f and gh can represent the phoneme /f/.
3. Writing, especially a signature, made by one person for another.
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1. (Law) a document written by a person who is not a party to it
2. a signature made by one person on behalf of another. Compare autograph
3. (Linguistics) linguistics any of the written symbols that constitute a single grapheme: m and M are allographs in the Roman alphabet.
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al•lo•graph(ˈæl əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)
1. any of the variant forms of a grapheme, as t and T or n in run and nn in runner.
2. a writing or signature inscribed by one person for another, as distinguished from autograph.
al`lo•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.
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allograph- A signature or writing done for another person.
See also related terms for signature.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
a signature of a proxy, one who is not party to the transaction at hand. — allographic, adj.See also: Law
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|Noun||1.||allograph - a variant form of a grapheme, as `m' or `M' or a handwritten version of that grapheme|
|2.||allograph - a signature written by one person for another|
signature - your name written in your own handwriting
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