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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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When the data utilize standardized vocabulary, the system should fully exploit the existing standardized vocabulary.
A standardized vocabulary for the facility management industry is long overdue.
A conference of journal editors that agreed on some standardized vocabulary could be most useful.

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