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terminology

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Linguistics
terminologyter‧mi‧nol‧o‧gy /ˌtɜːməˈnɒlədʒi $ ˌtɜːrməˈnɑː-/ ●○○ noun (plural terminologies) [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 LANGUAGEWORD, PHRASE, OR SENTENCEthe technical words or expressions that are used in a particular subject 🔊 computer terminologyterminological /ˌtɜːmənəˈlɒdʒɪkəl◂ $ ˌtɜːmənəˈlɑː-/ adjective
Examples from the Corpus
terminologyIt is important that lawyers use the correct terminology when they prepare contracts.In legal terminology, a widow is the 'relict' of her late husband.Kelly wants to be a nurse, and is taking a medical terminology class at night.medical terminologyNew terminologies were not difficult to master, and gradually the possibility of perfection began edging its way into my life.One of the hardest things when studying linguistics is learning all the right terminology.It was an interesting programme, which gave the facts without using too much scientific terminology.Such terminology will undoubtedly continue to change as social constructions of disability evolve.In the terminology of the moment, put me down as a hanging chad.For a summary of the terminology used above in relation to a specific example, see Table 5.1.It seems that the framers of the Act wanted to update the terminology, but not to change the concept.Even more bizarre was the terminology the firm used to describe its internal problems.Understand the acronyms and unique terminology.
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