alphabetical alphabetical  /ˌæl fə ˈbɛ tɪ kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) relating to or expressed by a writing system that uses an alphabet
  2. (adj) arranged in order according to the alphabet

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. First recent major Washington step toward simplifying alphabetical confusion came when the Nelson Rockefeller committee's title was cut down sharply.
  2. Adhering to strict alphabetical order, he shook hands first with the Canadian table tennis team, then the Colombians, the English and the Nigerians.

News

  1. Weak and strong: Wake Forest

    There’s a weak link on every team, but there is also a strength that could help mask it or overcome it entirely. This series will take a look at the strongest and weakest position groups for each ACC team heading into the fall. We’ll go in reverse alphabetical order, starting today with Wake Forest: Strongest position: Linebackers Led by Justin Jackson, the linebackers are a good mix of ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  2. MainStay Investments Launches New Retirement Share Class (R6)

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MainStay Investments (“MainStay”), a Barron's top fund family1 and a New York Life company, announced that it is now offering many of its mutual funds as a non-revenue share class (R6 Shares). The new R6 Shares offer pricing structures that are more aligned with the retirement plan market and will be available on June 17, 2013 for the following funds (in alphabetical ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. Spotlight: Leaders in Human Resources

    HR professionals listed in alphabetical order by their organization's name, drawn from the top five largest employers in Marin, Sonoma and Napa counties, as well as trade organizations and the ... Read more »
    on June 17, 2013     Source: North Bay Business Journal

Quotes

  1. "It is a tremendous honor to be hosting the SEC Championship at the prestigious Old Waverly Golf Club," said MSU head coach Christi Sanders. "The event only comes around to our area every 12 years in an alphabetical rotation, so it is really...
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: Sanders Source: DawgsBite.com

  2. Platini said: "I see three teams who have the quality to win it - in alphabetical order, Brazil, England and Spain. Other teams may be hard to beat but they may not have the potential in absolute terms to win the World Cup."
    on Mar 25, 2010 By: Michel Platini Source: The Sun

  3. "In 1996, Mr. Obama filled out a questionnaire listing key supporters for his campaign for the Illinois Senate. He put ACORN first (it was not an alphabetical list). In the US Senate, Mr. Obama became the leading critic of Voter ID laws, whose...
    on Sep 28, 2009 By: John Fund Source: WND.com

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