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phonogram

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noun pho·no·gram \ˈfō-nə-ˌgram\

Definition of phonogram

  1. 1 :  a character or symbol used to represent a word, syllable, or phoneme

  2. 2 :  a succession of orthographic letters that occurs with the same phonetic value in several words (as the ight of bright, fight, and flight)




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