The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

TERMIUM Plus®, one of the largest terminology and linguistic data banks in the world, gives you access to millions of terms in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. You can find terms, abbreviations, definitions and usage examples in a wide range of specialized fields. The data bank is an essential tool for understanding an acronym, checking an official title, finding an equivalent in another language, and much more.

The Accessibility glossary is now available online!

The publication of this glossary is part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to build a barrier-free country that is accessible to all Canadians, especially to persons with disabilities.

The glossary contains 342 concepts, numerous definitions as well as notes and usage examples. You will find terms in English and French, such as “impairment,” “disability” and the two different meanings of “person with disabilities.” We invite you to consult it today!


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