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orthography

or·thog·ra·phy

orthography

 
pronunciation:
or tha gr fi
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: orthographies
definition 1: spelling, esp. according to established conventions or in a particular style.
Orthography does not always reflect the actual pronunciation of words.
definition 2: an established set of spelling conventions.
There are many exceptions to rules of English orthography.
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derivations: orthographer (n.), orthographist (n.)
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