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  • vocabulary — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, extensive, large, rich, wide ▪ English has a rich vocabulary and literature. ▪ Try to develop a wide vocabulary. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • vocabulary */ — UK [vəʊˈkæbjʊlərɪ] / US [voʊˈkæbjəˌlerɪ] noun Word forms vocabulary : singular vocabulary plural vocabularies 1) [countable/uncountable] all the words that a person knows a wide vocabulary (= knowledge of a large number of words): He has a wide… …   English dictionary

  • vocabulary — vo|cab|u|lar|y [ vou kæbjə,leri ] noun * 1. ) count or uncount all the words that a person knows: a limited vocabulary: Her grammar isn t bad, but she has a limited vocabulary. a wide vocabulary (=knowledge of a large number of words): He has a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • vocabulary — vo|cab|u|la|ry [vəˈkæbjuləri, vəu US leri, vou ] n plural vocabularies [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: vocabulaire, from Medieval Latin vocabularium, from Latin vocabulum word, name , from vocare; VOCATION] 1.) [U and C] all the words that… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • vocabulary — noun 1 (C, U) all the words that someone knows, learns, or uses: Considering he s only six, he has an excellent vocabulary. | wide/limited vocabulary (=a large or small vocabulary) | increase/extend/build up/enrich your vocabulary: You should… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Specialized English — is a method of radio broadcasting in English. It is easier for non native speakers of English to understand. It is derived from Voice of America (VoA) Special English.Specialized English sounds the same as Special English, and it almost is the… …   Wikipedia

  • Specialized dictionary — A specialized dictionary is a dictionary that covers a relatively restricted set of phenomena. The typical type of specialized dictionary is that which in English is often referred to as a technical dictionary and in German as a… …   Wikipedia

  • specialized — (BrE also ised) adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ These tools are very specialized. ▪ become ADVERB ▪ highly, very …   Collocations dictionary

  • vocabulary — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. words, glossary, wordlist; dictionary, lexicon; language. See speech. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. wordlist, dictionary, lexicon, lexis, thesaurus, stock of words, glossary, promptorium (Latin), scientific …   English dictionary for students

  • vocabulary — Synonyms and related words: argot, biographical dictionary, cant, chemical dictionary, desk dictionary, dialect dictionary, dictionary, dictionary of quotations, electronics dictionary, etymological dictionary, foreign language dictionary,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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