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Main Entry: al·pha·bet
Pronunciation: primarystressal-fschwa-secondarystressbet, -bschwat
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English alphabete "alphabet," derived from Greek alphabemacrontos "alphabet," from alpha and bemacronta, the first and second letters of the Greek alphabet
1 : the letters of a language arranged in their usual order
2 : a system of signs or signals that serve as equivalents for letters

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