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Access to specialized translation dictionaries and glossaries is very important for professional translators. offers an array of popular terminology resources, from the KudoZ™ terms help network and the GlossPost™ compilation of translation glossaries, to user-contributed collections in specialized areas.

Use the following resources to access specialized dictionaries and glossaries in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese and other languages. Subject matter covered includes medical, legal, technical and more.

Search existing translation glossaries

Search millions of translated terms and phrases from KudoZ™, user glossaries and more.

Live term translations from professional translators: KudoZ™

KudoZ™ provides professional translators, and others, with a way to solicit and share translation help on terms that are too new or specialized to appear in most glossaries or dictionaries. A point system adds enjoyment and rewards participating translators with improved directory position in their fields of expertise.

KudoZ™ is provided by as a complimentary service to translators and language enthusiasts. It is entirely free to use.

GlossPost collection of translation glossaries & dictionaries

GlossPost is a searchable database of links to glossaries on the Internet. It has been compiled by members of and the YahooGroup of the same name created in February 2000 by Brazilian translator and conference interpreter Maria Eugenia Farre. The database is maintained by a group of volunteer moderators, however any user can search the database or submit new glossary URLs.

Other terminology resources

Web term search

Search multiple sources for a term or phrase translation at the same time. Resources include the term search, Google (and other web search engines), online dictionaries, and more.

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