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alphabetical Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective relating to or expressed by a writing system that uses an alphabet
    alphabetic.
    • alphabetical writing system
  2. adjective arranged in order according to the alphabet
    alphabetic.
    • an alphabetic arrangement
    • dictionaries list words in alphabetical order
WordNet

Al`pha*bet"ic, Al`pha*bet"ic*al adjective (Also<
  • Alphabetic
  • Alphabetical
)
Etymology
Cf. F. alphabétique.
Definitions
  1. Pertaining to, furnished with, expressed by, or in the order of, the letters of the alphabet; as, alphabetic characters, writing, languages, arrangement.
  2. Literal. Obs. "Alphabetical servility." Milton.

Webster 1913