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alphabetical order

This page is about the collocation alphabetical order

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

an order based on the letters of an alphabet, with "a" being the first and "z" being the last in English

For example

  • Could you put these words in alphabetical order?

  • Alphabetical order is usually based on the first letter of a word or name.

Note:
A related collocation is "numerical order"

Quick Quiz

If these names are in alphabetical order, which is in the middle?

a. Miss Monroe

b. Miss Baker

c. Mrs Miller

Contributor: Matt Errey