an alphabet containing a separate character for each distinguishable speech sound.
What Is Phonetic Spelling?Spelling is how we put words together, but what is phonetic spelling? An alternate way to create words? Well, yes!
Origin of phonetic alphabet
First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for phonetic alphabet
a list of the words used in communications to represent the letters of the alphabet, as in E for Echo, T for Tango
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