Vocabularies
Vocabulary Vo*cab"u*la*ry (v[-o]*k[a^]b"[-u]*l[asl]*r[y^]), n.; pl. {Vocabularies}. [LL. vocabularium, vocabularius: cf. F. vocabulaire. See {Vocable}.] 1. A list or collection of words arranged in alphabetical order and explained; a dictionary or lexicon, either of a whole language, a single work or author, a branch of science, or the like; a word-book. [1913 Webster]

Note: The ``vocabulary'' of this dictionary referred to within the definitions of certain collocations are those words serving as headwords for main entries, and distinguished from word combinations (``collocations'') which follow the main part of certain entries. In the XML-tagged version, these headwords are marked by the tags


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