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Dictionary Definition

nomenclature n : a system of words used in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "the language of sociology" [syn: terminology, language]

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  • a UK /ˈnɒm.ɛn.klæ.tjə(r)/ /"nQm.En.kl

Extensive Definition

Nomenclature refers to a set or system of names or terms used by an individual or community, especially those used in a particular science (scientific nomenclature) or art.
Nomenclature may refer to one of the following:


nomenclature in Tosk Albanian: Nomenklatur
nomenclature in Czech: Nomenklatura
nomenclature in Danish: Nomenklatur
nomenclature in German: Nomenklatur
nomenclature in Esperanto: Nomenklaturo
nomenclature in French: Nomenclature
nomenclature in Icelandic: Fræðiheiti
nomenclature in Italian: Nomenclatura
nomenclature in Hungarian: Nomenklatúra
nomenclature in Dutch: Nomenclatuur
nomenclature in Norwegian: Nomenklatur
nomenclature in Norwegian Nynorsk: Nomenklatur
nomenclature in Polish: Nomenklatura
nomenclature in Portuguese: Nomenclatura
nomenclature in Russian: Номенклатура
nomenclature in Serbian: Номенклатура
nomenclature in Swedish: Nomenklatur
nomenclature in Ukrainian: Номенклатура
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