Translation and language help
Need help with understanding websites that do not exist in your language? Lost in EU terminology? Check the list below for available terminology and translation resources put online by the EU.
Businesses and multilingualism
Languages are no longer an asset but a "must" for European enterprises, especially for those who wish to access global markets. There are many EU policies small companies can benefit from.
IATE - the EU's multilingual terminology database
The database of EU terminology - over 8.7 million terms covering all 23 official EU languages. Search for a term in a source language and find corresponding terms in the selected target language(s).
Translation and drafting aids in the EU languages
Online dictionaries, glossaries, clear-writing campaigns, style guides, language recognition tools, special character sets and more.
Online term banks, glossaries and dictionaries, mostly involving other languages to and from English.
Terms explaining the institutions and activities of the EU. The multilingual glossary is updated regularly to include all the changes brought about by the latest reforms.
Enterprise and Industry glossary
Terms and definitions related to the EU's enterprise policies and its different industry sectors.
Main EU abbreviations and acronyms