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glossary

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡlɒs.ər.i/  us   /ˈɡlɑː.sɚ-/
an alphabetical list, with meanings, of the words or phrases in a text that are difficult to understand: a glossary of technical terms
Translations of “glossary”
in Chinese (Traditional) 詞彙表, 難詞彙編…
in Russian глоссарий…
in Turkish (kitap, konu sonunda verilen) ek sözlük, lügatçe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 词汇表, 难词汇编…
in Polish glosariusz…
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