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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.
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Vocabulary Builder not only automatically adds the words that a user normally uses to the active vocabulary, it also teaches the system about his or her writing style.
The program works in all applications with a 30,000-word active vocabulary and 95% accuracy.
VoicePro has a 60,000 word active vocabulary which can be customized with thousands of user-specific terms.
It is speaker dependent, requires discrete speech, and currently has an active vocabulary of up to 60,000 words.
It will come with a 30,000-word active vocabulary in RAM and a 100,000-word dictionary on hard disk.
The evidence indicates that active vocabulary is acquired at a slower rate than passive vocabulary, as well as to a smaller extent (Laufer and Paribakht 1998; Schmitt 2008: 335).