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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A language user's knowledge of words; A reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them.

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  • Language, such as English, has a lexicon of words as well as conventions of word order and grammar in sentences.
  • The structure of this lexicon is a bit strange, but with a little fooling around, you can get what you need to know.
  • I think my lexicon is turning into that of Ms. Davenport.
  • The precise extent of the English lexicon is non-computable. for more
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