Vocabulary

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Vocabulary Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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 listing of the words used in some enterprise

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • 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"

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Vocabulary Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A vocabulary is a list of words.

The vocabulary a person uses is all the words that person uses. A person who is five knows 4,000 to 5,000 words.

The number of words in a language is more than that. A dictionary is a book with a list of words and that explains how to use the words. One dictionary may have a list of 500,000 (half a million) words. Another dictionary may have some other words that the other dictionary does not have. When you add all the words in those dictionaries, there are 750,000 words. There may be more words than that.

If there are 750,0000 words, how can we talk with only 3000 words? Because, we do not need all the words. You only need 3000 words to say what you need to say.



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* Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary impossible. - Dr. Robert Schuller


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