nomenclature

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/nəʊˈmɛnklətʃə/, /ˈnəʊmənˌkleɪtʃər/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈnoʊmənˌkleɪtʃɚ, noʊˈmɛnklətʃɚ, -ˌtʃʊr/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(nōmən klā′chər, nō menklə chər, -chŏŏr′)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
no•men•cla•ture /ˈnoʊmənˌkleɪtʃɚ, noʊˈmɛnklətʃɚ, -ˌtʃʊr/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. a set or system of terms for things in a particular science or art:the nomenclature of physics.
See -nom-2.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
no•men•cla•ture  (nōmən klā′chər, nō menklə chər, -chŏŏr′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a set or system of names or terms, as those used in a particular science or art, by an individual or community, etc.
  2. the names or terms comprising a set or system.
  • Latin nōmenclātūra a calling by name, list of names. See nomenclator, -ure
  • 1600–10;
no′men•clatur•al, no•men•cla•to•ri•al  (nōmən klā′chər, nō menklə chər, -chŏŏr′),USA pronunciation no•men•cla•tive (nōmən klā′chər, nō menklə chər, -chŏŏr′),USA pronunciation adj. 
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
nomenclature /nəʊˈmɛnklətʃə; US: ˈnəʊmənˌkleɪtʃər/ n
  1. the terminology used in a particular science, art, activity, etc
Etymology: 17th Century: from Latin nōmenclātūra list of names; see nomenclator
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