TERMIUM Plus®

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Record 1 2012-07-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Lexicology, Lexicography, Terminology
DEF

A word (simple term), multiword expression (complex term), symbol or formula that designates a particular concept within a given subject field.

OBS

Not to be confused with "translation unit," that is, an expression which can be rendered in a variety of ways depending on the context and style of writing, e.g. "charitable man" (translation unit) versus "charitable institution" (terminology unit).

OBS

term; terminological unit: terms officially approved by the Terminology Branch, Public Works and Government Services Canada.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Lexicologie, lexicographie et terminologie
DEF

Mot, syntagme, symbole ou formule désignant un concept propre à un domaine d'emploi.

OBS

À ne pas confondre avec l'unité de traduction, qui est une expression pouvant se rendre de différentes façons, selon le contexte et le style de l'auteur. Ainsi, «musique concrète» est une unité terminologique, alors que «idée concrète» est une unité de traduction.

OBS

terme; unité terminologique : termes uniformisés par la Direction de la terminologie, Travaux publics et Services gouvernementaux Canada.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Lexicología, lexicografía y terminología
DEF

Palabra (término simple), grupo de palabras (término compuesto), símbolo o fórmula que designa un concepto propio de un ámbito dado.

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