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spelling reform

noun
1.
an attempt to change the spelling of English words to make it conform more closely to pronunciation.
Origin of spelling reform
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • I have no detailed objection to items of spelling-reform; my objection is to a general principle; and it is this.

    All Things Considered G. K. Chesterton

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