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Definition of vocab

: vocabulary memorized the vocab for the quiz Take a break from your summer read to test your vocab with this sensational and mega-addicting app.— Ashley Macey … to go with my new French vocab, I went shopping for a French personality to match.— Brielle Saggese Brush up on your math vocab. There's a chance you have not seen terms such as factor or standard deviation for a while unless you are a math major.— Lauren Lambert often used before another noun vocab wordsa vocab lesson/test

Examples of vocab in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here’s a look at the basic concepts and vocab needed to become crypto savvy. Thalia Beaty, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Apr. 2022 Her workaholism, provincialism, and affinity for Starbucks strike them as trashy—or, in the one piece of foreign vocab the show drills into its English-speaking viewers, ringarde! Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, 28 Dec. 2021 Music, business and your social life had a completely new set of vocab words. Kat Bein, Billboard, 22 Feb. 2021 Those with a better vocabulary (considered to be smarter) saw their index scores plummet from about 65.5 to a bit above 60, while those who missed the vocab questions saw their happiness decline from 61 to a little below 58. Andy Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 2 Jan. 2021 The pandemic has introduced a ton of new vocab words into common discourse. Molly Longman, refinery29.com, 1 Oct. 2020 This single vocab shift will unlock creative potential faster than a bank robber can crack a bike lock. Josh Linkner, Detroit Free Press, 3 Oct. 2020 The star knows her fashion vocab, but design lingo might prove a little trickier. Isabel Garcia, House Beautiful, 29 Apr. 2020 Even apart from recruiting vocab, Morgan Stanley's Dixon suggests that being proactive in thinking differently about how—and who—companies hire is key to bridging the Wall Street diversity gap. Anne Sraders, Fortune, 10 Dec. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of vocab

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Vocab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vocab. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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