Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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UN Terminology

UNTERM - United Nations Multilingual Terminology Database

UNTERM is a multilingual terminology database maintained jointly by the main duty stations and regional commissions of the United Nations system.
UNTERM provides terminology and nomenclature in subjects relevant to the work of the United Nations. Information is provided in the six UN official languages, and there are also entries in German and Portuguese.
This database is a linguistic tool created primarily to facilitate the work of United Nations staff members and other people around the world who participate or are interested in the Organization's activities. The inclusion of an item in this database should not be construed as an endorsement by the United Nations of any particular position, entity or programme.


DETERM: United Nations Terminology in German with English, French and Spanish equivalents
(Database of the German Translation Section)

DETERM is an extract of the terminology database originally developed for internal purposes by the German Translation Section (GTS) of the United Nations Secretariat, New York. Data were exported from the internal database, in the Trados/MultiTerm format, and converted into a Lotus Notes/Domino format with the help of a specifically designed conversion program. DETERM was made publicly accessible in March 2002; as of April 2009, it contains approximately 10,000 records.

As of May 2015, DETERM is now part of UNTERM.


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