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By Juan C. Sager

ISBN-10: 9027220778

ISBN-13: 9789027220776

Because the introduction of the pc, terminology administration should be conducted by means of virtually an individual who has learnt to exploit a working laptop or computer. Terminology administration has proved to be a good software in foreign communications in undefined, schooling and overseas enterprises. software program programs are available and foreign agencies usually have their very own terminology database. Following those advancements, translators and terminologists are faced with a specialized kind of details administration regarding compilation and standardisation of vocabulary, garage, retrieval and updating.A useful path in Terminology Processing offers the foremost to tools of terminology administration for the English language, for basic and particular reasons. This certain path has been built at the foundation of years of educating event and learn on the college of Manchester Institute of technological know-how and expertise (UMIST, united kingdom) and is especially appropriate for translation classes, freelance translators, technical writers, in addition to for non-linguists who're faced with terminology processing as a part of their occupation.

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Whilst the social norm represents a tacit agreement on the bounds of a concept, the individual is nonetheless free to interpret the social norm in the light of the structure of the totality of his own beliefs. Perhaps in consequence of this, a greater or lesser degree of flexibility may attach to the determination of bounds under the social norm, depending on the extent to which empirical evidence is generally available or brought to bear, to support a convergence of opinion within the community.

A standard is by definition published and publicly available, and for the codifica­ tion of standards we must rely largely on language. But a standardised term, even more than a term, only has validity if both aspects of reference, the term and the concept, are both specifiable and specified. The problem arises as soon as it becomes necessary to specify the bounds of a concept through language; absolute specification is then only possible through use of other standard terms which themselves have already been specified absolutely.

As a product the definition is a linguistic description of a concept, based on the listing of a number of characteristics, which conveys the meaning of the concept. It takes the form of a simple predication about a word or expression and has also been described as an equation of an unknown term and the sum of its constituent meaning elements. General or encyclopaedic definitions describe a concept in a generally comprehensible way by giving all its functions etc. in the respective subject fields in which it occurs.

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