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Terminology is a keynote lecture for the course on the elements of terminology.

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1 The field or subject area of an apparent scientific or technical term is referred to as its what

2 True or False, When a word enters a language of interest part of the knowledge gathered is in etymology.


3 A number of methods to study terms does not include which of the following?

analysing the concepts and concept structures
identifying the terms assigned to the concepts
establishing correspondences between terms in the various languages
managing terminology databases
witty wordplay

4 "Two-word terms [are] determined not to be of interest in the context of the whole document collection either because they do not occur frequently enough or because they occur in a constant distribution among different documents [deviation-based approach]" is called

5 True or False, An ethnonym is a type of technical terminology that has a particular meaning within a specific industry.


6 Which of the following is lexicography rather than terminology?

conceptual systems

7 "[T]he main goal of terminology is not to represent concepts in order to manipulate them (as in artificial intelligence) but to define a common vocabulary we hope is consensual.” is called

8 True or False, "Terms are words and compound words that in specific contexts are given specific meanings".


9 Terminology science is not to be confused with?


10 "A field that involves the defining or explaining of technical terminology" is called what.


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  1. Terminology is used to describe dangerous entities like a dominant group.

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