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diacritical ‎(comparative more diacritical, superlative most diacritical)

  1. Capable of distinguishing or of making a distinction.
  2. Of, pertaining to, or serving as a diacritic
    • A. J. Ellis
      A glance at this typography will reveal great difficulties, which diacritical marks necessarily throw in the way of both printer and writer.

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diacritical ‎(plural diacriticals)

  1. diacritic (mark)