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English definition of “not be in sb's vocabulary”

not be in sb's vocabulary

humorous
You say that a particular quality is not in your vocabulary if you never show it or experience it: Did you say 'tact'? The word isn't in his vocabulary!Unknown and unfamiliar
(Definition of not be in sb's vocabulary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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