Definition of 'spelling'
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Example sentences containing 'spelling'
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And in some cases different meanings are attached to the different spellings. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Universities have long complained that modern students need lessons in grammar and spelling when they arrive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Perhaps they might also reintroduce spelling and punctuation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They had to sit down when they got a spelling wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those who adopted the standardised spelling would not be mocked for bad spelling. Times, Sunday Times (2009) English spelling is not so different as to be incapable of improvement. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Spelling and reading require a phenomenal amount of brain power. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He corrected our spelling and phrasing and then he would make us write the essay again. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)People are not likely to welcome being helped with their spelling and grammar. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All accompanied by some dodgy spelling and hyperbolic punctuation. Times, Sunday Times (2015) English spelling is difficult because syllable sounds change with the variation of stress. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It could provide useful pointers for those challenged by grammar or spelling. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Are the spelling and grammar bad? Times, Sunday Times (2013)She is so unhappy with the basic spelling and arithmetic abilities of job applicants that she has introduced a special test for them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Probably because sending a text involves a basic grasp of writing and spelling). The Sun (2012)Either way, the spelling does not change the meaning of what is written. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They have given him the same name as our son, just with different spelling. The Sun (2015)When writing a will, be careful to ensure all spellings are correct. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Confused council workers have erected three road signs on the same street - with three different spellings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That is the wrong spelling. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I may have got the spelling a bit wrong but it's something like that. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Women tend to outperform men in reading, spelling, language and social interaction. The Sun (2007)This homework requires an adult to sit with him, explain concepts, read and correct his writing and spelling. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'spelling'
British English: spelling /ˈspɛlɪŋ/ NOUN
The spelling of a word is the correct sequence of letters in it.
I'm not sure about the spelling of his name.
- American English: spelling
- Arabic: تَهْجِئَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: ortografia
- Chinese: 拼写
- Croatian: pisanje
- Czech: pravopis
- Danish: stavning
- Dutch: spelling
- European Spanish: ortografía
- Finnish: oikeinkirjoitus
- French: orthographe
- German: Rechtschreibung
- Greek: ορθογραφία
- Italian: ortografia
- Japanese: つづり
- Korean: 철자법
- Norwegian: staving
- Polish: pisownia
- European Portuguese: ortografia
- Romanian: ortografiere
- Russian: правописание
- Spanish: ortografía
- Swedish: stavning
- Thai: การสะกดคำ
- Turkish: heceleme
- Ukrainian: орфографія
- Vietnamese: đánh vấn
Definition of spelling from the Collins English Dictionary
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