Can anyone please explain what is the difference between "Letter" and "Alphabet" in English?
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It may be worth noting that in Indian English, the word alphabet can take on a similar meaning to letter, which can cause confusion.
In standard English, the difference is basically that an alphabet is a collection of letters.
A letter is a particular symbol used in writing, an alphabet is the set of all the letters.
Here is a letter: A
Here is an alphabet: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ