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The Terminology Coordination Unit of the European Parliament in Schuman Building on Place de l'Europe, Luxembourg

Term of the Week: Black Hole

To a human mind, there is  nothing more intriguing, incomprehensible and impressive than the conception of a black hole. Hauling the fabric of the universe, these black points of infinite density and incurvation suck in anything that comes too near, … Continue reading

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IATE Term of the Week- Common European Sales Law

This week we have chosen the term “Common European Sales Law” after the proposed law was backed by the Legal Affairs Committee on Tuesday. We invite you to suggest the equivalent terms in the missing EU languages, or alternatives to the existing … Continue reading

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Terminology training moves to alternate reality

Having a strong command of terminology theory is not enough for a terminologist who has to manage complex processes and workflows in a company or institution. Training to be a terminologist should also entail developing skills such as collaboration and … Continue reading

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The Great Language Game

As an alternative to our Wednesday Video Fix, this week we challenge you to test your knowledge on the languages spoken across the world with The Great Language Game. How many can you distinguish between?

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IATE Goes Academic – TermCoord Cooperation with Universities

Since the beginning of the year TermCoord cooperates with four universities (from Bulgaria, Belgium and Latvia) on terminology projects for feeding IATE. This is a pilot project with universities that have terminology as a subject in the framework of a … Continue reading

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