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I.T.A.

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Initial Teaching Alphabet

noun
1.
a writing system based on an expanded English alphabet, consisting of 43 characters representing different phonemes of spoken English, used for teaching beginners to read.
Abbreviation: I.T.A., i.t.a.
Also called augmented roman.
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i.t.a.

abbreviation
1.
initial teaching alphabet, a partly phonetic alphabet used to teach reading
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