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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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It provides guidance, vocabularies, tools and semantic services, with regular updates to various communities.
In Table 1, since [W.sub.1] and [W.sub.2] vocabularies with high weight exist in event [E.sub.1], we consider that event [E.sub.1] may be a hot news.
The smaller amount of the unique elements in the business vocabulary identifies the higher integration level of the analysed vocabularies.
Students who have limited vocabularies are at-risk of not becoming proficient in reading (Beck, McKeown, & Kucan, 2005; Blanchowicz & Fisher, 2000; Juel & Defies, 2004).
This article describes the complexity of the representation process and research and developments in metadata schemes and age-appropriate controlled vocabularies. Current projects and the contributions that the users themselves can provide are discussed.
The Consolidated Health Informatics initiative, the health section of the President's e-Gov initiative, pursues an aggressive schedule to identify existing vocabularies for 26 health-related domains for the purpose of standardizing across the federal government.
Users can create multiple, customized vocabularies, using Vocabulary Builder.
Enriching and developing pupil vocabularies should be a major goal in each academic discipline.