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[lek-si-kog-ruh-fee]

–noun

1.

the writing, editing, or compiling of dictionaries.
2.

the principles and procedures involved in writing, editing, orcompiling dictionaries.
Origin:
1670–80; lexic(on)-o--graphy

—Related forms

lex·i·co·graph·ic  [lek-si-koh-graf-ik, -si-kuh-] Show IPA, lex·i·co·graph·i·cal, adjective
lex·i·co·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
un·lex·i·co·graph·i·cal, adjective
un·lex·i·co·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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lexicography (ˌlɛksɪˈkɒɡrəfɪ)

— n
the process or profession of writing or compiling dictionaries
lexi’cographer
— n
lexicographic
— adj
lexico’graphical
— adj
lexico’graphically
— adv
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