Definition of spelling noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈspelɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈspelɪŋ//
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  1. 1  [uncountable] the act of forming words correctly from individual letters; the ability to do this a spelling mistake the differences between British and American spelling My spelling is terrible. See related entries: Grammar
  2. 2  [countable] the way that a particular word is written a list of difficult spellings In American spelling ‘travelled’ only has one ‘l’. The document uses the British spelling for caesium. See related entries: Grammar
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