Examples of spelling in a Sentence
The American spelling is “color” while the British spelling is “colour.”
The words “made” and “maid” sound alike but have different spellings.
Recent Examples of spelling from the Web
A new war memorial in northeastern Indiana raised eyebrows thanks to a spelling error, Fox59 reports.
But Pyle said there sometimes can be discrepancies in ages and the spelling of names in records from that era.
Congratulations, too, to the champions of the annual Bond Mill third-grade spelling bee, which was held on June 7.
An earlier version was corrected to fix spelling of national park.)
Siri might suggest stories about Iceland within the news app or even suggest the spelling for a difficult Icelandic place name.
This story has been corrected to fix the spelling of the Rev. Shon Blackwell’s first name from Shawn.
So upon approaching the microphone to spell a word later Thursday morning, well, just read what Erin said as longtime spelling bee pronouncer Dr. Jacque Bailly prepared to give her word.
Send all of your spelling questions to Ananya Vinay.
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First Known Use of spelling
SPELLING Defined for Kids
Definition of spelling for Students
1 : an exercise or the practice of forming words from letters
2 : the letters composing a word What is the correct spelling of your name?
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