logogrammatic

logogram

[law-guh-gram, log-uh-]
noun
a conventional, abbreviated symbol for a frequently recurring word or phrase, as the symbol & for the word and. Also called logograph [law-guh-graf, -grahf, log-uh-] .

Origin:
1810–20; logo- + -gram1

logogrammatic [law-guh-gruh-mat-ik, log-uh-] , adjective
logogrammatically, adverb
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logogram or logograph (ˈlɒɡəˌɡræm, ˈlɒɡəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)
 
n
a single symbol representing an entire morpheme, word, or phrase, as for example the symbol (%) meaning per cent
 
logograph or logograph
 
n
 
logogrammatic or logograph
 
adj
 
logographic or logograph
 
adj
 
logo'graphical or logograph
 
adj
 
logogram'matically or logograph
 
adv
 
logo'graphically or logograph
 
adv

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