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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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BREAKTHROUGH IN VOCABULARY SIZE -- The active vocabulary (vocabulary stored in memory) doubled to over 160,000 words in Version 4 for American English without significantly increasing memory requirements.
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Large Customizable Vocabulary -- Users may select an active vocabulary size of 30,000 words, 45,000 words, or 55,000 words to increase accuracy and performance when adding many new words to the vocabulary, or when using specialized legal vocabularies.
Customizable 30,000 Word Active Vocabulary - Dragon NaturallySpeaking comes with an active vocabulary fully loaded with 30,000 commonly used words and names covering a wide range of topic areas.
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.
5 (Personal Edition), which includes a 30,000 word active vocabulary, has a suggested retail price of $295.
0 has a 20,000 word active vocabulary, comprised of 17,000 commonly spoken words, and the ability for users to customize their system by adding up to 3,000 of their own words and commands.