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The words of a language

language

noun

the particular form of words and speech that is used by the people of a country, area, or social group

word

noun

a single unit of written or spoken language

vocabulary

noun

all the words that a person knows

usage

noun

the way that words are used by people when they speak and write their language

vocabulary

noun

all the words in a particular language

the lexicon

noun

all the words and phrases in a language

lexis

noun

all the words in a language

language

noun

the style or types of words used by a person or group

vocab

noun

vocabulary

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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a share of the profits of a company, paid once or twice a year to the people who own the...

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subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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