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nomenclature and special terms in all six official UN languages.
guide to the drafting, processing and dispatch of official United
|The multilingual UNBIS
Thesaurus contains the terminology used in subject analysis of
documents and other materials relevant to UN programmes and
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Quotations, and Gateway to the Classics. Classics accessible by
author. Britannica quick reference guide
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|Oxford English Dictionary Online|
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|Collection of Laws for Electronic
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wide range of countries and regions as well as to treaties on
intellectual property. This service is provided by WIPO.
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which was based on the decision by the Task Force on Judicial Reform
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