A vocabulary is a set of familiar words within a person's language. A vocabulary, usually developed with age, 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.
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
The set of all words and phrases in a language.
Words, collocations, and common phrases in a language; vocabulary and word combinations.
The vocabulary used by a writer
"In this broadsheet newspaper, the reporter uses a complicated and formal lexis which I find hard to understand."
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 listing of the words used in some enterprise
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"
all of the words in a language; all word forms having meaning or grammatical function
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