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Record 1 - external organization data 2022-01-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Compartment - Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
DEF

A person who uses an application or system for its primary purpose, e. g. the ultimate user, in contrast to system engineers, developers, administrators.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tiroir - Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC)
DEF

Personne qui se sert d’un logiciel ou d’un système aux fins auxquelles celui‑ci est principalement destiné, c.‑à‑d. l’utilisateur dernier du logiciel ou système en question, par opposition à son ingénieur, à son développeur et à son administrateur.

Spanish

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Record 2 2015-11-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • PAJLO
  • Tort Law (common law)
DEF

That which moves or prompts a person to a particular course of action, or is seen by him as the ultimate purpose or end he seeks to achieve by that action.

OBS

motive: It is distinguishable from intention, which is the more immediate foreseen end to which he directs his acts. Thus, A may intend to kill B, with the motive of getting B’s money .... Motive accordingly supplies the reason for an intended act.

French

Domaine(s)
  • PAJLO
  • Droit des délits (common law)
OBS

mobile : terme normalisé par le Comité de normalisation, Promotion de l'accès à justice dans les deux langues officielles (PAJLO).

Spanish

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Record 3 2011-09-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mineral Prospecting
CONT

Recognition of parts of a once continuous stratiform complex can be very important in mineral exploration as it will lead to the search for missing segments ...

CONT

... the ultimate purpose of metallogenic studies is to provide an overall geological and tectonic framework for the synthesis of a variety of data from individual deposits into coherent genetic models that allow for the enhancement and refinement of mineral exploration programs.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Prospection minière
DEF

Ensemble des opérations de quelque nature qu'elles soient (travaux miniers inclus), engagées sans certitude de succès, pour mettre en évidence l'existence d'un gisement exploitable.

CONT

La géochronologie aide les chercheurs à concevoir des cartes géologiques de meilleure qualité et des modèles affinés de prospection minérale.

CONT

L'étude de la roche-support de la minéralisation apporte [...] des informations plus précises que l'étude du minerai proprement dit dans la compréhension des phénomènes de genèse ou dans les prévisions relatives à l'exploration minérale.

Spanish

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Record 4 2011-02-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Law of Evidence
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Epidemiology
DEF

... a scientific discipline dedicated to analysing evidence from a bioterrorism act, biocrime, or inadvertent microorganism [OR] toxin release for attribution purposes.

CONT

Microbial forensics combines principles of public health epidemiology and law enforcement to identify patterns in a disease outbreak, determine which pathogen may be involved, and trace the organism to its source.

CONT

Bioforensics, which is sometimes referred to as microbial forensics, or as forensic microbiology, is a developing interdisciplinary field of microbiology devoted to the development, assessment, and validation of methods for fully characterizing microbial samples for the ultimate purpose of high-confidence comparative analyses. It supports attribution investigations involving pathogens or toxins of biological origin used in a biological attack.

OBS

... the ultimate goal of attribution is identification of the persons who committed the bioterrorist act or biocrime, intentionally or inadvertently. In addition to microbiological analytical tools, traditional forensic analyses, such as human DNA analysis, dermatoglyphic patterns, analytical chemistry, tool marks, and other techniques will be used to analyze a bioterrorist event or biocrime evidence.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Droit de la preuve
  • Microbiologie et parasitologie
  • Épidémiologie
CONT

La microbiologie médicolégale est une discipline scientifique relativement récente qui consiste à analyser les données microbiologiques afin d'identifier les coupables d'un crime. Elle se fonde sur la microbiologie et l'épidémiologie classiques, mais dans un cadre juridique.

Key term(s)
  • microbiologie médico-légale

Spanish

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Record 5 2008-09-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Various Military Titles
  • Committees and Boards (Admin.)
OBS

The purpose of the IEOC is to engage L1s [level ones] in infrastructure and environment(IE) issues with the ultimate aim to improve the management of IE activities. IE issues include realty, architecture and engineering(A&E), environment, fire services, nuclear safety and military engineering.

Key term(s)
  • IE Oversight Committee

French

Domaine(s)
  • Appellations militaires diverses
  • Comités et commissions (Admin.)
OBS

L'objet du CSIE est d'intéresser les N1 [niveau 1] aux affaires d'infrastructure et d'environnement (IE) dans le but ultime d'améliorer la gestion des activités d'IE. Les affaires d'IE comprennent les biens réels, l'architecture et le génie (A et G), l'environnement, les services d'incendie, la sûreté nucléaire et le génie militaire.

Spanish

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Record 6 2006-12-06

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mineralogy
  • Petrography
  • Various Metal Ores
  • Modelling (Mathematics)
CONT

The timing of vein formation relative to other geological events at the deposit and camp scale is critical to the formulation of genetic models ...

CONT

... the ultimate purpose of metallogenic studies is to provide an overall geological and tectonic framework for the synthesis of a variety of data from individual deposits into coherent genetic models that allow for the enhancement and refinement of mineral exploration programs.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Minéralogie
  • Pétrographie
  • Minerais divers (Mines métalliques)
  • Modélisation (Mathématique)
CONT

De nombreux modèles génétiques [...] ont été proposés pour expliquer au mieux les caractéristiques essentielles des gîtes d'or dans des formations de fer.

Spanish

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Record 7 2006-01-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Education (General)
CONT

The purpose of the... school letter is to recognize and reward individual contributions to the school community.... Students may work towards a Junior Letter or a Senior Letter. Students and the staff recognize the letter as the ultimate achievement in the school community since it sets a high standard of student participation.

CONT

Upon graduation, having received more points, they may be awarded a senior letter or honour crest.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pédagogie (Généralités)

Spanish

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Record 8 2004-11-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Titles of Provincial Government Programs (Canadian)
  • Training of Personnel
  • Language
OBS

Manitoba Labour and Immigration. The Purpose of the Language and Communication in the Workplace program is to encourage the development of effective workplace language/communication skills and practices, with the ultimate goal of improving workplace health, safety, productivity, and efficiency. Designed to assist businesses that have a multicultural work force. Funding and coordination will be made available to establish internal staff positions devoted to the development of effective workplace language and communication skills and practices.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Titres de programmes de gouvernements provinciaux canadiens
  • Perfectionnement et formation du personnel
  • Linguistique
OBS

Travail et Immigration Manitoba. Le but du Programme de formation linguistique et de communication en milieu de travail est d'encourager le perfectionnement des compétences linguistiques et des aptitudes à la communication, ainsi que leur application utile en milieu de travail, en visant comme objectif ultime d'améliorer la santé, la sécurité, la productivité et l'efficacité dans ce contexte. Le Programme est conçu pour venir en aide aux entreprises dont les employés ont des origines multiculturelles. Des dispositifs de financement et de coordination seront déployés pour créer des postes internes dont les titulaires auront pour tâche de veiller au perfectionnement des compétences linguistiques et des aptitudes à la communication, ainsi qu'à leur application utile en milieu de travail.

Spanish

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Record 9 2004-02-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Space Centres
  • Spacecraft
  • Engineering Tests and Reliability
DEF

A destructive test in which a tank or pressure vessel is submitted to increasingly high pressure (e.g. pressurised water).

OBS

The purpose is typically to determine the ultimate strength of the test unit.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Centres spatiaux
  • Engins spatiaux
  • Fiabilité, contrôle et essais (Ingénierie)
OBS

essai d'éclatement : terme uniformisé par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie spatiale (CUTS).

Spanish

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Record 10 2001-10-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Weightlifting
DEF

(Specif.): The developing of the physique for competitive exhibition.

OBS

Developing the muscles for the sheer purpose of exhibition is the ultimate of bodybuilding. Bodybuilders taking part in exhibitions must be distinguished from athletes using bodybuilding as a training method; the former's only goal is to give volume to their muscles while athletes in competitive sports work towards gaining muscular strength, resistance, endurance and speed.

OBS

The single word "bodybuilding" is now preferred to the two-words or hyphenated form.

CONT

Women’s Bodybuilding Illustrated (magazine); Women’s World Professional Bodybuilding Championship.

Key term(s)
  • body work
  • bodywork

French

Domaine(s)
  • Haltérophilie
DEF

Recherche du développement systématique du volume des muscles du corps à des fins surtout esthétiques.

OBS

Le culturisme est le modelage de tous les muscles du corps, chaque groupe musculaire étant travaillé isolément à l'aide de poids et de nombreux appareils spécialisés. Le but des culturistes est le développement corporel dans une esthétique particulière d'hypertrophie du muscle, et leurs démonstrations, spectaculaires, suscitent la fascination ou l'étonnement d'un public curieux de ce culte du corps.

OBS

On peut considérer le culturisme comme le stade ultime de la musculation.

OBS

Attestation de la justesse de l'équivalence par la Fédération haltérophile canadienne.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Halterofilia
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Record 11 2000-11-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Copper and Copper Alloys (Metallurgy)
OBS

Products such as rod, sheet, strip, tube and wire, which are subject to further fabrication and installation before serving their ultimate functional purpose.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Cuivre et alliages du cuivre (Métallurgie)
OBS

Produits tels que les tiges, la feuille, les plaques, les tubes et les fils qui sont susceptibles d'être travaillés davantage avant leur utilisation ultime.

Spanish

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Record 12 1996-11-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Public Sector Budgeting
  • Financial and Budgetary Management
  • Government Accounting
DEF

A process the ultimate purpose of which is the establishment of the budget. During this process, new significant spending initiatives are identified generally reflecting major policy themes. The Cabinet leads the process drawing on the advice and recommendations of the key stakeholders who include Members of Parliament and the public.

CONT

The Department of Finance will continue to issue budget consultation papers in the fall to support a consultative budget planning process.

CONT

consultative budget planning process

French

Domaine(s)
  • Budget des collectivités publiques
  • Gestion budgétaire et financière
  • Comptabilité publique
DEF

Processus dont le but ultime est la préparation du budget. C'est au cours de ce processus que sont établies d'importantes initiatives nouvelles en matière de dépenses, qui découlent généralement des grands thèmes d'orientation. Le Cabinet dirige ce processus et s'appuie sur les conseils et les recommandations des principaux intervenants, y compris les députés et le public.

CONT

Les documents relatifs au processus de consultation budgétaire seront toujours publiés par le ministère des Finances à l'automne, à l'appui d'un processus de planification budgétaire axé sur la consultation.

CONT

processus de planification budgétaire axé sur la consultation.

Spanish

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Record 13 1995-05-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • National Accounting
  • Public Sector Budgeting
CONT

The more fundamental purpose of the fiscal actions in this budget is to change permanently the structure of federal government spending, and thus reach the ultimate goal of a balanced budget.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Comptabilité nationale
  • Budget des collectivités publiques
CONT

Le but plus fondamental des initiatives exposées dans le présent budget est de modifier en permanence la structure des dépenses fédérales et, ainsi, d'atteindre l'objectif ultime qui est d'équilibrer le budget.

Spanish

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Record 14 1992-03-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Genetics
  • Plant and Crop Production
OBS

Most wide hybridizations used in plant breeding involve locally adapted parents on one side and ill-adapted or wild parents on the other. The purpose is usually the introduction of a desired character... from the foreign parent, and the breeding plan adopted... is designed to restrict the ultimate genetic contribution of the foreign parent to, as nearly as possible, the desired gene and to it alone.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Génétique
  • Cultures (Agriculture)

Spanish

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