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vocabulary

 [vo-kab´u-lar″e]
a list of words and terms, sometimes accompanied by definitions or translations.
controlled vocabulary an artificial language for the representation of attributes of entities, e.g., subjects of documents.
standardized vocabulary language (def. 3).

vocabulary

The totality of terms that function in general reference to concepts that apply over various languages.

vocabulary

The body of words used in a particular language. See Controlled vocabulary.

vocabulary,

n 1. the stock or range of words possessed by an individual or a culture used for self-expression or communication.
n 2. the sum of the distinct words related to a discipline or profession.
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The Professional Edition includes multiple user and topic configurations, increased active vocabulary sizes, text-to-speech capabilities, recorded speech, and integration with DragonDictate software which allows for complete hands-free operation of a PC.
IBM's Continuous Speech Developers Assistance program offers an active vocabulary of 1,000 words from a base vocabulary of 20,000 words.
The Power Edition has a 60,000 word active vocabulary and offers an extensive 120,000 word integrated dictionary which covers a broad range of topics, places and names.
The average person is supposed to have an active vocabulary of 3,000 words in regular use, with a passive vocabulary of 15,000 to 20,000.
The teaching of English as a foreign language by employing 3 specific types of active vocabulary.
In the past few decades you could hardly find a native Russian speaker who would not use the word freier in his active vocabulary.
I bought it in the airport years ago, imagining that on the flight over the Atlantic, I'd pick up an active vocabulary of maybe four hundred words or so, and be able to converse with cabdrivers and hotel clerks about the weather or the arrival of trains or location of suitcases, and so forth.
Because of their intention to focus on active vocabulary and expressions, it is not surprising to note that Prego
Once you've looked at each word in your 2% sample add up ticks for your passive and active vocabulary for each page.
He added, "When you consider that a below-average reader loses one million words of active vocabulary each year, the benefit of early identification is undeniable.