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alfa

or ALFA

[ al-fuh ]
/ ˈæl fə /
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noun

a word used in communications to represent the letter A.

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Origin of alfa

First recorded in 1950–55; variant spelling of alpha

Definition for alfa (2 of 2)

Alfa
[ al-fuh ]
/ ˈæl fə /

noun Military.

the NATO name for a class of nuclear-powered Soviet attack submarine having a titanium hull and a submerged speed of more than 40 knots.
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British Dictionary definitions for alfa

Alfa
/ (ˈælfə) /

noun

a variant spelling of Alpha (def. 2)
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