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2000s    2010s    2020s


Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, Jamaica,

NZ, Pakistan, United Kingdom, USA,

Pakistan, South Africa






Vocapedia pages

are organised by topic and sub-topic

(health > COVID-19, for example).


In every page

words are listed in thematic groupings

 (COVID-19 > transmission and testing).




industry, energy, commodities




economy, money, taxes,

housing market, shopping,

jobs, unemployment,

unions, retirement,

debt, poverty, hunger,











religion / faith,

abuse, sexual abuse, violence, extremism,

secularism, atheism










genocide, war,

weapons, espionage, torture




conflicts, wars, poverty, climate > migrants, refugees




terrorism, global terrorism, militant groups,

intelligence, spies, surveillance




slavery, eugenics,

race relations, racial divide, racism,

segregation, civil rights





violence, knife crime, gun violence,

abuse, domestic violence,

prostitution, sexual violence, rape,

kidnapping, crime, police > UK




violence, abuse, prostitution,

sexual violence, rape, harassment,

kidnapping, crime, police,

arrest, investigation, custody,

police misconduct / brutality / violence > USA




gun violence > USA




drugs, opioids > Mexico, UK, USA




good, evil










law, justice, prison > UK




law, U.S. Constitution,

U.S. Supreme Court, Justices,

State Supreme Courts




law, justice > USA




law, justice > death penalty > USA




prison, jail > USA




justice > courtroom artists / miscarriage of justice > UK / USA










British monarchy / the royals




democracy, politics > UK




democracy, politics > USA




democracy, politics > activism, protests, riots, looting > UK, USA




democracy, politics > international / world > countries




democracy, politics > world > foreign policy,

Arab Spring, Middle East, United Nations (U.N.),





politics > world > oligarchy, autocracy, despotism,

dictatorship, totalitarianism, fascism










immigration > UK




immigration > USA










media, press,

newspapers, radio, TV,

journalism, photojournalism,

free speech, free press,

fake news, disinformation,

cartoons, advertising




















transport, travel











measures / unit,

numbers, figures, statistics, data, ratings



space, astronomy













education, learning, school, universities / colleges > UK




education, learning, school, universities / colleges > USA




















men, women,

gender identity,

glass ceiling, feminism,


gay / LGBTQ rights,

human connection,



dating, love, sex,

marriage, divorce,

family, parenting




violence against women worldwide










Emotions, Feelings, Mindset, Mood










lifestyle > food, diet, cooking, eating,

veganism, vegetarianism




lifestyle / health > exercise,

smoking / tobacco, vaping,

drinking / alcohol,

diet, obesity




body, health, medicine, drugs,

viruses, bacteria, diseases / illnesses,


health care / insurance




cells, DNA, genes, genetics, cancer




mental health / psychology








health, contraception, abortion,

pregnancy, birth, life, life expectancy,

getting older / aging,















Earth, population growth, resources,

environment, pollution, waste








natural disasters




wildlife, animals




agriculture / farming, gardening




climate change / crisis,  global warming / heating










English language > descriptions, iconic words,

translations / faux amis, acronyms