abbr. US Alabama (in official postal use).

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1. air letter
2. all lengths
3. [Latin anno lucis] in the year of light
4. autograph letter

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/ahl/, n.
[ < Hindi al]

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1. Alabama (US state)
2. Albania (IVR)
3. Anglo-Latin

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prefix. the form of ad- ( before l, as in allure, ally.
suffix added to nouns to form adjectives. of; like; having the nature of: »

Natural = of nature; like nature. Ornamental = having the nature of ornament.

[< Latin -ālis having to do with]
suffix added to verbs to form nouns. the act of _____ing: »

Arrival = the act of arriving. Refusal = the act of refusing.

[< Latin -ālia, neuter plural of -ālis]
Al (no period),
aluminum (chemical element).
AL (no periods),
1. Alabama (with postal Zip Code).
2. or AL., Anglo-Latin.
3. Baseball. American League.

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Alabama (in official postal use)
Baseball American League
American Legion

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obs. form of all, retained in comp. in albeit, almighty, almost, alone, already, although, always.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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