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United Nations Multilingual Terminology Database

The UNTERM multilingual terminology database continues to grow, thanks to the work of the terminology team and the daily input of translators, editors, interpreters, verbatim reporters and other staff throughout the Department and the Organization.  In 2005, it included almost 75,000 terms and titles in the six official languages.  Additionally, the database provides background information, cross references and hotlinks to relevant web sites (such as texts of conventions and treaties).

Many UNTERM entries concern UN-related nomenclature, for example:

The UNTERM database is accessible via Lotus Notes, the Intranet and the Internet (at http://unterm.un.org).


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Last Update: 23 May 2011 / Ann GETZINGER