How many characters are there?

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Character (computing): In computer and machine-based telecommunications terminology, a character is a unit of information that roughly corresponds to a grapheme, grapheme-like unit, or symbol, such as in an alphabet or syllabary in the written form of a natural language.³

Unicode is an information technology standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world’s writing systems.

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