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lex·i·cal

 (lĕk′sĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the vocabulary, words, or morphemes of a language.
2. Of or relating to lexicography or a lexicon.


lex′i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.
lex′i·cal·ly adv.

lexical

(ˈlɛksɪkəl)
adj
1. (Linguistics) of or relating to items of vocabulary in a language
2. (Linguistics) of or relating to a lexicon
lexicality n
ˈlexically adv

lex•i•cal

(ˈlɛk sɪ kəl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the words or vocabulary of a language, esp. as distinguished from its grammatical and syntactic aspects.
2. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a lexicon.
[1830–40]
lex`i•cal′i•ty, n.
lex′i•cal•ly, adv.

lexical

Relating to the vocabulary of a language.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lexical - of or relating to words; "lexical decision task"
2.lexical - of or relating to dictionaries
Translations
lexikální
lexikailexikálisszókészleti
leksinisžodyninis

lexical

[ˈleksɪkəl] ADJléxico

lexical

[ˈlɛksɪkəl] adjlexical(e)

lexical

adjlexikalisch

lexical

[ˈlɛksɪkl] adjlessicale

lex·i·cal

a. léxico-a, rel. al vocabulario.
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While most researchers agree that lexical proficiency is an important component of second language (L2) language competence and academic achievement (Alderson, 2005; Daller, Van Hout, & Treffers-Daller, 2003; Laufer, 1992), the construct of lexical proficiency itself is still poorly understood and the field of L2 research lacks a unified theory of vocabulary acquisition (David, 2008; Schmitt, 2010).
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Lexical evidence related to validity can be gathered by independently calculating Lexical Frequency Profiling (LFP) measures of breadth of vocabulary output (Laufer & Nation, 1995) in written and spoken test-taker responses and the strength of the relationships those lexical measures have with assessment ratings of the test-taker responses.