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The total set of words in a language as distinct from morphology; vocabulary.
[Greek, speech, word; see lexicon.]
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(Linguistics) the totality of vocabulary items in a language, including all forms having lexical meaning or grammatical function
[C20: from Greek lexis word]
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The total set of words used in a language.
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|Noun||1.||lexis - all of the words in a language; all word forms having meaning or grammatical function|
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lexis[ˈleksɪs] N → vocabulario m
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n (Ling) → Lexik f
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