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alphabetize

[al-fuh-bi-tahyz] /ˈæl fə bɪˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), alphabetized, alphabetizing.
1.
to put or arrange in alphabetical order.
2.
to express by or furnish with an alphabet.
Also, especially British, alphabetise.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; alphabet + -ize
Related forms
alphabetization
[al-fuh-bet-uh-zey-shuh n, -bi-tuh-] /ˌæl fəˌbɛt əˈzeɪ ʃən, -bɪ tə-/ (Show IPA),
noun
alphabetizer, noun
misalphabetize, verb (used with object), misalphabetized, misalphabetizing.
unalphabetized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for alpha-betise

alphabetize

/ˈælfəbəˌtaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to arrange in conventional alphabetical order
2.
to express by an alphabet
Derived Forms
alphabetization, alphabetisation, noun
alphabetizer, alphabetiser, noun
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