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respell

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verb re·spell \(ˌ)rē-ˈspel\

Definition of respell

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to spell again or in another way; especially :  to spell out according to a phonetic system

respelling

play \-ˈspe-liŋ\ noun


1806

First Known Use of respell

1806


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