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    What Happens to Terms That Have Failed Standardization? They Live On and Proliferate in Dictionaries

    Published: Jan 1983

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    Terminology standardization methods do not take into account all the specialized terms that are made up or derived from rejected or deprecated terms. Those illegitimate terms cause problems to the language expert wishing to use a standardized terminology. Some solutions are proposed in order to improve both terminology standards and specialized dictionaries.


    terminology, standardization, standards, standardization file, terminological lexicography, deprecated terms

    Author Information:

    Duquet-Picard, D
    Ph.D. student in linguistics, Universit,

    Committee/Subcommittee: E02.10

    DOI: 10.1520/STP30142S

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