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Synonyms for beta

Noun

1. beta, letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character
usage: the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
2. Beta, genus Beta, caryophylloid dicot genus, Chenopodiaceae, family Chenopodiaceae, goosefoot family
usage: beets

Adjective

1. beta, important (vs. unimportant), of import
usage: second in order of importance; "the candidate, considered a beta male, was perceived to be unable to lead his party to victory"
2. beta, exploratory (vs. nonexploratory), explorative
usage: preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product; "a beta version"; "beta software"
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