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typographical

[tahy-puh-graf-i-kuh l] /ˌtaɪ pəˈgræf ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to typography.
Also, typographic
[tahy-puh-graf-ik] /ˌtaɪ pəˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of typographical
1770-1780
1770-80; < New Latin typographicus, equivalent to Medieval Latin typograph(ia) typography + -icus -ic + -al1
Related forms
typographically, adverb
nontypographic, adjective
nontypographical, adjective
nontypographically, adverb
pretypographical, adjective
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Word Origin and History for typographical
adj.

"pertaining to typography," 1590s; see typography + -ical.

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