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Of of pertaining to any method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way, whether united in a system specific to a country or region.

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controlled language

Language; World languages

Language with a restricted vocabulary and restricted rules of formulation. Used, for example, in technical documentation to make the text easier to understand for users or for ...

terminology extraction tool (TET)

Language; World languages

A computer program that provides functions to assist with or automate the extraction of terminology from a body of text. Source: Trans-k.co.uk.

translation memory (TM)

Language; World languages

A computer-aided translation program that stores translated sentences with their respective source segments in a database (usually called the "memory"). For each new segment to be ...

online dictionary

Language; World languages

An electronic dictionary accessible on the internet that can be used to translate words and segments. Source: Star-ts.com.


Language; World languages

A process the target document goes through before it is sent to the client. This is usually carried out by a native speaker to ensure fluency. Source: Star-ts.com.

word-for-word translation

Language; World languages

The process of translating a text by translating each word of the source text individually. Source: Star-ts.com.

terminology database

Language; World languages

*(Also contracted "termbase") A database consisting of concept-oriented terminological entries (or concepts) and related information, usually in multilingual format. A termbase ...