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lek si kon

  • n  a language user's knowledge of words
  • n  a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them

  • Davos entered the global lexicon as a place you went to try out new ideas, confirm trends or launch initiatives.
  • Had to learn the hard way the lexicon of the 80's and discover exactly what "spin" means.
  • There's an exhaustive lexicon of such Singlish gems at talkingcock.
News & Articles

  • The Money Pivot: Your Drastic Financial Make-Over Begins Now
    By Hal M. Bundrick NEW YORK (MainStreet)--We have been hearing a lot about "The Pivot" for a while now. Silicon Valley lexicon has entered the mainstream once again. Popular use is defining it as a sudden change in strategy for a business, a politician - even a media mogul. Oprah Winfrey says that her fledgling television network is in the midst of a turnaround: "Let me just say, we have made ...
    June 13, 2013 - TheStreet.com
  • Lexicon Pharma To Present At Goldman Sachs Global Conference; Webcast At 5:40 PM
    Lexicon Pharma To Present At Goldman Sachs Global Conference; Webcast At 5:40 PM
    June 12, 2013 - Nasdaq
  • Lexicon dips as analyst questions diabetes drug
    Shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. slipped Tuesday after a Morgan Stanley analyst downgraded the stock based on his view of its experimental diabetes drug LX4211. THE SPARK: Analyst David Friedman ...
    June 11, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Gordon Brown in Telegraph.co.uk
    A stunned Mr Brown replied: "No. I think this is the sort of questioning which is all too often entering the lexicon of British politics."
  • Ken Salazar in The Guardian
    The term cap and trade is not in the lexicon anymore,Salazar told CNBC television.
  • Brendan Nelson in Sydney Morning Herald
    My preference would certainly be that the term `stolen' be not used,Dr Nelson said. "It is, however, something that (has been) taken on in the lexicon ...... in relation to this issue. It's something upon which the government is not...

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