PRODUCTIVE VOCABULARY

The words and phrases used by an individual on a regular basis. This is opposed to the words and phrases the individual understands but that are used by others. It is also referred to as their working vocabulary.

PRODUCTIVE VOCABULARY: "My working vocabulary is larger and more diverse than my son's."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRODUCTIVE VOCABULARY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/productive-vocabulary/ (accessed April 2, 2020).
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