Glossary

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The glossary is available (as pdf files) for the following langage

The terms are arranged alphabetically and contain the following fields:

DEF: definition common to all countries
SYN: if several terms can be used to express the same concept in one language (e. g. feminine/male in German or the use of different terms for the same concept depending on the country/countries concerned)
SN: if there is a more specific definition on the use of the concept at national level (scope note/note d' application)
HN: if necessary, a historical note can be used to explain a change of term,
TT: group to which the term belongs (top term / Terme facette)
BT and NT = place of term in the hierarchy (Broader term / Narrower term / generic term / specific term)
RT = Associative or semantic relations (Related terms / Termes associés)
LE = language equivalents in other languages
USE: a non-preferential term refers to a preferential term (USE VAT value added tax)