lexicography

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌlɛksɪˈkɒgrəfi/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌlɛksɪˈkɑgrəfi/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(lek′si kogrə fē)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
lex•i•cog•ra•phy /ˌlɛksɪˈkɑgrəfi/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. the writing or editing of dictionaries.
lex•i•cog•ra•pher, n. [countable]
lex•i•co•graph•ic /ˌlɛksɪkəˈgræfɪk/USA pronunciation  lex•i•co•graph•i•cal, adj. See -graph-, -leg-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
lex•i•cog•ra•phy  (lek′si kogrə fē),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. the writing, editing, or compiling of dictionaries.
  2. the principles and procedures involved in writing, editing, or compiling dictionaries.
lex•i•co•graph•ic  (lek′si kogrə fē),USA pronunciation  lex′i•co•graphi•cal, adj.  lex′i•co•graphi•cal•ly, adv. 
  • 1670–80; lexic(on) + -o- + -graphy

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
lexicography /ˌlɛksɪˈkɒɡrəfɪ/ n
  1. the process or profession of writing or compiling dictionaries

ˌlexiˈcographer n lexicographic /ˌlɛksɪkəˈɡræfɪk/, ˌlexicoˈgraphical adj
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