Vocabulary

A vocabulary, also known as a wordstock or word-stock, is a set of familiar words within a person's language. A vocabulary, usually developed with age, serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Acquiring an extensive vocabulary is one of the largest challenges in learning a second language.

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Bread and circuses: The replacement of American community life

AEI · 29 April 2021 English

How Americans associate together, and the kinds of communities they build, has varied considerably over time. Today, Americans tend to have fewer ties of association with each other, while the …

rise) have become a major part of the political vocabulary of American life over the past 30 years. The


Early Childhood Education in the United States: What, When, Where, Who, How, …

NBER · 22 April 2021 English

This chapter concerns the state of the literature on early childhood education (ECE) – formal programs offering group instruction for children younger than the standard eligibility age for public education. …

Start performed better on the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT) and were less likely to have repeated


Emerging Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic for Building Urban Health Equity: 5 …

Urban Institute · 21 April 2021 English

As the COVID-19 pandemic exposed health disparities that have long existed in cities worldwide, Urban Institute and Impact on Urban Health convened a dialogue series with global experts to take …

In other words, differences in the values, vocabulary, and priorities of relevant sectors—shaped by


Russia’s Niche Soft Power: Sources, Targets and Channels of Influence

IFRI · 8 April 2021 English

This paper argues that Russia’s soft power should be understood as a niche soft power , microtargeting some specific audiences based on four particularisms: Russia’s Niche Soft Power: Sources, Targets …

social media. Second, the Cold War-inspired vocabulary of denouncing Russia’s discursive machine as


Third Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Services Sector Development Program: Initial Environmental …

ADB · 7 April 2021 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated April …

consistent understanding of technical terminology and vocabulary; describes the methods of achieving safe on-site


The Pastoral Populism of Pope Francis and Sayed Sistani

Lowy Institute for International Policy · 1 April 2021 English

The pastoral populism of Pope Francis and Sayed Sistani focuses on the long game. It is a political and religious outlook that pushes the state to have a moral relationship …

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Toward a New German Foreign Policy. Stepping Into the 21st Century

IFRI · 30 March 2021 English

Germany will have to make real choices. No one can indefinitely hide behind a smokescreen of outdated vocabulary. These will be security, economic, and technological choices at the same time. In theory, Germany

indefinitely hide behind a smokescreen of outdated vocabulary. These will be security, economic, and technological


Explained: What is climate change adaptation?

DIIS · 24 March 2021 English

socio-economic and political contexts. Climate vocabulary Adaptation - Adjustments to actual or expected


Acting Now to Protect the Human Capital of Our Children : The …

World Bank Group · 17 March 2021 English

The sanitary and economic shocks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic brought about the most significant disruption in the history of the education sector in Latin America and the Caribbean region, …

acquisition, such as chil- dren’s letter recognition, vocabulary, and syllabifica- tion.51 Evidence shows that


Earmarking of Danish multilateral development assistance is increasing

DIIS · 11 March 2021 English

New quantitative analysis of Danish multilateral assistance 2011-18

assistance. While consistent with daily use, this vocabulary does not capture that multi-bi or earmarked change and trade, became a stronger part of the vocabulary. 52 Andersen, 1986. 53 Ibid., referring to


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