[ US /voʊˈkæbjəˌɫɛɹi/ ]
[ UK /və‍ʊkˈæbjʊləɹi/ ]
  1. the system of techniques or symbols serving as a means of expression (as in arts or crafts)
    he introduced a wide vocabulary of techniques
  2. a language user's knowledge of words
  3. a listing of the words used in some enterprise
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How To Use vocabulary In A Sentence

  • ~~~~~~~~~French Vocabulary~~~~~~~~ en tout cas = in any case; façon de parler = so to speak; à peu près = almost, more or less; le français (m) = French; l'anglais (m) = English; le bât (m) = packsaddle Faux amis - French Word-A-Day
  • June 17th, 2006 at 12:05 am just popping in on way to bed … my first french textbook was written by Eugene Ionesco … provided me with a most shall we say surreal vocabulary complete with the wonderful word “bathyscape” … nowadays my vocabulary consists of de rien and alors! with an occasional mon petit chouchou thrown in. Firedoglake » Late Nite FDL: Waiting for Wankette
  • His speech is immature, his vocabulary limited.
  • At the moment I am trying to master 5 different tenses of verbs and also adverbs, pronouns and other vocabulary.
  • Although, thinking about it, I'm sure my vocabulary has been enlarged in previously unexplored directions by the energetic neologists of spam.
  • The word compromise had no place in her vocabulary - she lived on her terms and when she could no longer do so, she preferred to die rather than become an appendage to someone else's life.
  • What was said above about vocabulary applies especially to the public speaker. 23 Steps to Successful Achievement
  • I'm very glad to see that your vocabulary is gradually building up.
  • I didn't know you had such a word as 'subside' in your vocabulary," derided David Nesbit. Grace Harlowe's Problem
  • Addressing her fifth and last difficulty, Homer's diction, Dacier's tone, vocabulary, and attitude instantly change.
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