alphabetically

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Etymology[edit]

alphabetical +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

alphabetically (comparative more alphabetically, superlative most alphabetically)

  1. (manner) In an alphabetical manner.
    • 1978, Hans H. Wellisch, The conversion of scripts, its nature, history, and utilization‎, page 65:
      In alphabetically written languages the conventions governing the graphemic system G are intimately connected with those governing the phonemic system P
  2. (sequence) Arranged in the order of the alphabet.

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