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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).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

vocabulary

The totality of terms that function in general reference to concepts that apply over various languages.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

vocabulary

The body of words used in a particular language. See Controlled vocabulary.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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On the other hand, the disparity of the results between the present study and those conducted in Spain might be seen as an indication to support Terrazas Gallego and Agustin Llach's (2009) claim that there is a steady increment of passive vocabulary gain as students advance in school grades.
According to the DOT definition for mathematical and language development, a person on this job would need to know how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measures, possess a passive vocabulary of 5,000-6,000 words, and read at rate of 190-215 words per minute (U.S.

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