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The words of a language

domain

noun

a subject field which has a particular set of vocabulary associated with it

domain

noun

a particular subject field which has characteristic vocabulary

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

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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ruck

a fight

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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