vocabulary


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language

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all the words of a language

an alphabetical list of words often defined or translated

specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

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a listing of the words used in some enterprise

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a language user's knowledge of words

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

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But in Jerry's vocabulary, "Mister Haggin" possessed all the definiteness of sound and meaning that the word "master" possesses in the vocabularies of humans in relation to their dogs.
Now "God" was no word in Jerry's vocabulary, despite the fact that he already possessed a definite and fairly large vocabulary.
She had protected him like a lioness when the big puarka (which, in Jerry's vocabulary, along with grunts and squeals, was the combination of sound, or word, for "pig") had tried to devour him where he was cornered under the high-piled plantation house.
Taboo," as word or sound, had no place in Jerry's vocabulary.
And these noises were as definitely words in his vocabulary as are words in a human's vocabulary.
Not only did he speak more correctly, but he spoke more easily, and there were many new words in his vocabulary.
vocabulary that would stick to him like a second skin.
And in the South Seas garnered a better vocabulary from the lexicon of Love," Percival was quick on the uptake.
Some vocabulary," Bruce Cadogan Cavendish muttered in aside to Chauncey Delarouse.
Though reserved in its earlier vocabulary, it becomes, if I remember right, quite garrulous towards the end.
One of these knowledge sources has been found to be vocabulary knowledge.
Each unit of study, I hand out fluorescent 3" x 5" cards to the students and ask them to write down a vocabulary word from our current unit, and then illustrate the word on the card.
Acquiring vocabulary in L2 is rather a difficult and demanding process and most of the language learners wish to know which vocabulary learning method or activity is more beneficial or even the best one.
Instead of focusing on research, this book assumes that readers already recognize the value of vocabulary instruction.
Vocabulary knowledge plays a critical role in people's lives and future possibilities (Beck, McKeown, & Kucan, 2002).