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.

Updated Gender and Sexual Diversity Glossary

The latest version of the Gender and Sexual Diversity Glossary is online! This update to the 2019 version reflects current thinking and terminology, as well as the collaborative work done on the Guide on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Terminology. The glossary remains one of the Translation Bureau’s most popular publications, and now covers 155 concepts.

Personal Information and Privacy Glossary

Anonymization, de-identification, pseudonymization… What’s the difference? What exactly is a “privacy breach”? And what is the English equivalent of the term “vie privée”? You’ll find the answers to those questions and many more in the Personal Information and Privacy Glossary. The glossary was created to standardize and share the terminology used in the field of privacy in Canada, and contains the English and French terms for over 300 concepts.


Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

The Language Portal’s writing tools have a new look! Easy to consult, they give you access to a wealth of information that will help you write better in English and French.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: