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IATE Term of the Week

Every Friday we publish ‘IATE Term of the Week’, a term related to European current affairs in line with the EP’s agenda. The aim is to promote public IATE and to invite terminologists/translators/linguists to contribute their language equivalent and thus improve IATE.

The IATE Term of the Week: Scrapping

This week we have chosen the term “scrapping” following the approval of new rules on the scrapping of old EU ships by the European...

IATE Term of the Week: Skeleton

As today is the opening of the Winter Olympic games in Sochi, Russia, we have chosen 'skeleton', one of the sports at this year's...

For 108 years SOS saves lives

Exactly 108 years to this day, the SOS became the worldwide distress signal, three years after the German government first adopted it. Since then,...

IATE Term of the Week: Daylight Saving Time

Every March and October comes the time where we ask ourselves confused: Do we set the clock one hour back or one hour forward....

IATE term of the week: Offshore funds

Offshore funds are usually money funds kept in a jurisdiction other than one's country of residence. From time to time we hear in the...

IATE Term of the Week: European Health Union

The European Health Union is a new initiative proposed by the European Commission that will take place in all of the countries of the...

The IATE Term of the week: Ground-handling services

This week we have chosen the term “ground-handling services” following the recent developments of the transport committee at the European Parliament. We invite you to...

IATE Term of the Week: Stockpile

The IATE term of this week is "stockpile", defined in the European Union terminology database as a "store of civil protection material, medicines, equipment...

IATE Term of the Week: Escalation

As the conflict between Israel and Palestine continues to escalate as a result of the failure on a cease-fire attempt, we settled on escalation...

IATE term of the week: Zika virus

The Zika virus has been in the news frequently during the last couple of months, and especially in Latin America and in the Caribbean...
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