What type of database is IMDb.com? Controlled Vocabulary or Natural Language?

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What type of database is IMDb.com? Controlled Vocabulary or Natural Language?
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Hello,

IMDb is not built as a library of documents, so it is neither indexed by Natural Language or Controlled Vocabulary. We use traditional database schemas and indexing, employing hashes where needed for speed.

-Trevor
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Thank you for your help, Trevor. Can you tell me how to access the thesaurus in IMDb?

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