diacritical

[dahy-uh-krit-i-kuh l]
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Origin of diacritical

First recorded in 1740–50; diacritic + -al1
Related formsdi·a·crit·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Related Words for diacritical

discriminating, marking

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British Dictionary definitions for diacritical

diacritical

adjective
  1. of or relating to a diacritic
  2. showing up a distinction
Derived Formsdiacritically, adverb
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