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alfa

[al-fuh] /ˈæl fə/
noun
1.
a word used in communications to represent the letter A.
Also, ALFA.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; variant spelling of alpha

Alfa

[al-fuh] /ˈæl fə/
noun, Military
1.
the NATO name for a class of nuclear-powered Soviet attack submarine having a titanium hull and a submerged speed of more than 40 knots.
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British Dictionary definitions for alfa

Alfa

/ˈælfə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Alpha (sense 2)
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ALFA

Association for Low Flow Anaesthesia
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