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.

IATE term of the week: Solstice

Summer is here! At least according to the calendar, because in Luxembourg summer feels more like early spring. Nevertheless, the summer solstice was this...

IATE term of the Week: European Neighbours’ Day

Last weekend was European Neighbours' Day, and since its launch in Paris in 2000, the festival continues to rise. In fact, the party is...

IATE term of the week: Food waste

This week’s chosen term from IATE is one that has recently received much attention from the media: food waste. It means the “removal from...

IATE Term of the Week: Nanofood

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IATE term of the week: Endocrine disruptors

Sometimes words sound scary precisely because they are. If you choose to investigate beyond the first hostile impact with an abstruse, hardly pronounceable term,...

IATE Term of the Week: Militia

In light of the Iraq crisis, this week's IATE Term is 'Militia'. The Oxford Dictionary defines this term as "a military force that engages in...

IATE term of the week: price-fixing

The record fines imposed by the European Commission inspired us in picking this week’s IATE term. The European Union’s antitrust chief imposed a 2.9 billion euro,...

AIDS

"The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.'' (Joseph Stalin. Maybe) There is no proof that this notorious...

IATE Term of the Week: Citizens’ Initiative

Next Monday the European Parliament is holding a public hearing on the universal right to clean water, the first EP hearing under the European...

IATE Term of the Week: Bookie

The Oxford Dictionary defines a bookie as the informal version for a bookmaker, or the "person whose job is to take bets, calculate odds,...
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