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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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homographhom‧o‧graph /ˈhɒməɡrɑːf, ˈhəʊ- $ ˈhɑːməɡræf, ˈhoʊ-/ noun [countable] technical  SLa word that is spelled the same as another, but is different in meaning, origin, grammar, or pronunciation. For example, the nounrecord’ is a homograph of the verb ‘record’.homonym, homophone
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homographIn a special index the meaning of a homograph may be obvious by its location within a given subject.Some lexical sets are also included, such as homographs and homonyms, compound nouns, and academic subjects.Contextual logic may help to eliminate unwanted uses of homographs. 3.
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