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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alphabetic  \Al`pha*bet"ic\,  Alphabetical  \Al`pha*bet"ic*al\,  a. 
  [Cf.  F.  alphab['e]tique.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  alphabetic 
  adj  1:  relating  to  or  expressed  by  an  alphabet;  "alphabetical 
  writing  system"  [syn:  {alphabetical}] 
  2:  arranged  in  order  according  to  the  alphabet;  "an  alphabetic 
  arrangement";  "dictionaries  list  words  in  alphabetical 
  order"  [syn:  {alphabetical}]  [ant:  {analphabetic}] 




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