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Definition of Vocabulary

Vocabulary

  1. 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.
  2. A sum or stock of words employed.

Vocabulary Quotations

The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers.
Larry Flynt

One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die.
Evelyn Waugh

Human vocabulary is still not capable, and probably never will be, of knowing, recognizing, and communicating everything that can be humanly experienced and felt.
Jose Saramago

I believe that if it were possible to scrap the whole of existing literature, all writers would find themselves inevitably producing something very close to SF ... No other form of fiction has the vocabulary of ideas and images to deal with the present, let alone the future.
J. G. Ballard

'Pressure' is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it's because you've started to think of failure.
Tommy Lasorda
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Vocabulary Translations

vocabulary in Afrikaans is woordeboek
vocabulary in Danish is ordbog
vocabulary in Dutch is vocabulaire, woordenschat
vocabulary in French is dictionnaire
vocabulary in German is Sprachschatz, Vokabel, Wortschatz
vocabulary in Italian is dizionario
vocabulary in Norwegian is ordbok, vokabular
vocabulary in Spanish is diccionario
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