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[lek-si-kog-ruh-fee] /ˌlɛk sɪˈkɒg rə fi/

the writing, editing, or compiling of dictionaries.
the principles and procedures involved in writing, editing, or compiling dictionaries.
the process or profession of writing or compiling dictionaries

1670s, from lexico- + -graphy. Related: Lexicographic; lexicographical.


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