Al

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Definition of Al

 (Entry 1 of 6)

aluminum

Definition of AL (Entry 2 of 6)

1 Alabama
2 American League
3 American Legion

al-

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Definition of al- (Entry 3 of 6)

— see ad-

Definition of -al (Entry 4 of 6)

: of, relating to, or characterized by directional fictional

Definition of -al (Entry 5 of 6)

: action : process rehearsal

Definition of -al (Entry 6 of 6)

: aldehyde furfural

History and Etymology for Al

Adjective suffix

Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin -alis

Noun suffix (1)

Middle English -aille, from Anglo-French, from Latin -alia, neuter plural of -alis

Noun suffix (2)

French, from alcool alcohol, from Medieval Latin alcohol

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“Al.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Al. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of -al

: of, relating to, or characterized by

Kids Definition of AL

Alabama
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Kids Definition of -al

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: of, relating to, or showing fictional

Kids Definition of -al (Entry 2 of 3)

: action : process rehearsal

Al

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Medical Definition of Al

aluminum

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