Definitions for vocabularyvoʊˈkæb yəˌlɛr i
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a listing of the words used in some enterprise
vocabulary, lexicon, mental lexicon(noun)
a language user's knowledge of words
the system of techniques or symbols serving as a means of expression (as in arts or crafts)
"he introduced a wide vocabulary of techniques"
A usually alphabetized and explained collection of words e.g. of a particular field, or prepared for a specific purpose, often for learning.
The collection of words a person knows and uses.
My Russian vocabulary is very limited.
The stock of words used in a particular field.
The vocabulary of social sciences is often incomprehensible to ordinary people.
The words of a language collectively.
The vocabulary of any language is influenced by contacts with other cultures.
A range of artistic or stylistic forms or techniques
Origin: vocabularium, vocabularius: vocabulaire. See vocable.
a list or collection of words arranged in alphabetical order and explained; a dictionary or lexicon, either of a whole language, a single work or author, a branch of science, or the like; a word-book
a sum or stock of words employed
Origin: [LL. vocabularium, vocabularius: cf. F. vocabulaire. See Vocable.]
A person's vocabulary is the set of words within a language that are familiar to that person. A vocabulary usually develops with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Acquiring an extensive vocabulary is one of the largest challenges in learning a second language.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The sum or the stock of words used by a language, a group, or an individual. (From Webster, 3d ed)
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'vocabulary' in Nouns Frequency: #2574
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We had no vocabulary for what you showed us.
STAY is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.
Winning is not in his vocabulary. We put him in smaller races so that he could finish.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary impossible.
I love the fact that she said she was inspired by her mom because 'can't' was never in her vocabulary.
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- مفردات, المفرداتArabic
- slovní zásoba, slovníkCzech
- Wortschatz, Vokabular, VokabelnGerman
- vocabulario, léxicoSpanish
- terminoloogia, erialasõnavara, sõnavara, oskussõnavaraEstonian
- sanasto, sanavarastoFinnish
- vocabulaire, lexiqueFrench
- briathrachas, stòr-fhacal, faclairScottish Gaelic
- אוצר מיליםHebrew
- szókincs, szójegyzékHungarian
- 語彙集, 用語, 語彙Japanese
- 語彙, 어휘Korean
- kosa kataMalay
- vakterminologie, woordenschat, woordenlijst, terminologieDutch
- ordforråd, vokabular, ordtilfang, ordlisteNorwegian
- vocabulário, terminologiaPortuguese
- lexic, vocabular, glosarRomanian
- лексика, [[запас]] [[слово, словарь, номенклатура, лексикон, [[словарный]] [[запас]], терминология, [[словарный]] [[состав]]Russian
- ordförråd, vokabulär, ordlistaSwedish
- kelime hazinesiTurkish
- từ vựng, 詞彙Vietnamese
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