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Noun: vocabulary  vow'ka-byu,le-ree [N. Amer], vow'ka-byû-lu-ree [Brit]
  1. A listing of the words used in some enterprise
     
  2. A language user's knowledge of words
    - lexicon, mental lexicon
     
  3. (art) the system of techniques or symbols serving as a means of expression (as in arts or crafts)
    "he introduced a wide vocabulary of techniques"

Derived forms: vocabularies

Type of: cognition, frame, frame of reference, knowledge, noesis, wordbook

Part of: language, speech

Encyclopedia: Vocabulary