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ideograph

[id-ee-uh-graf, -grahf, ahy-dee-] /ˈɪd i əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈaɪ di-/
noun
1.
an ideogram.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; ideo- + -graph
Related forms
ideographic
[id-ee-uh-graf-ik, ahy-dee-] /ˌɪd i əˈgræf ɪk, ˌaɪ di-/ (Show IPA),
ideographical, adjective
ideographically, adverb
unideographic, adjective
unideographical, adjective
unideographically, adverb
Can be confused
ideograph, idiograph.
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Examples for ideographic
  • Some sciences are ideographic and some are nomothetic.
  • Conventional program evaluation standards often omit the nuances of ideographic and phenotypic attributes of people of color.
  • Subsequently he had various imaginary encounters with the enemy, and won sundry signal ideographic victories.

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