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lexicographically

[ lek-si-koh-graf-ik-lee, -si-kuh- ]
/ ˌlɛk sɪ koʊˈgræf ɪk li, -sɪ kə- /
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adverb
in a way that relates to dictionaries, or to the writing, editing, or compiling of dictionaries:Lexicographically comparable to the OED, this Chinese dictionary traces usage over three millennia from Chinese classic texts to modern slang.
sorted in a way that uses an algorithm based on the alphabetical order used in dictionaries:The addresses will be lexicographically rather than numerically ordered.Dates formatted to ISO standards sort both lexicographically and chronologically.
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