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al·pha·bet·i·cal(ăl′fə-bĕt′ĭ-kəl) also al·pha·bet·ic (-bĕt′ĭk)
1. Arranged in the customary order of the letters of a language.
2. Of, relating to, or expressed by an alphabet.
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|Adj.||1.||alphabetic - relating to or expressed by a writing system that uses an alphabet; "alphabetical writing system"|
analphabetic - relating to or expressed by a writing system that is not alphabetic
|2.||alphabetic - arranged in order according to the alphabet; "an alphabetic arrangement"; "dictionaries list words in alphabetical order"|
analphabetic - not alphabetic; "an analphabetic arrangement of letters"; "Jesperson's system of phonetic transcription is analphabetic"
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