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English noun: vocabulary

1. vocabulary (communication) a listing of the words used in some enterprise

Broader (hypernym)wordbook

2. vocabulary (cognition) a language user's knowledge of words

Synonymslexicon, mental lexicon

Broader (hypernym)cognition, knowledge, noesis

Part meronymlanguage, speech

3. vocabulary (cognition) the system of techniques or symbols serving as a means of expression (as in arts or crafts)

SamplesHe introduced a wide vocabulary of techniques.

Broader (hypernym)frame, frame of reference

Domain categoryart, artistic creation, artistic production

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