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Crisis Management Terminological Synonyms

Jiří Dvořák, Michael Dawson
Transactions of the VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Safety Engineering Series
2011, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 52-55
Doi: 10.35182/tses-2011-0018
Linguistic risks must not affect negatively the quality of risk communication. It is advisable to know synonyms of the terms belonging to crisis management lexicon together with the differences in their denotations. Seemingly synonymous terms have to be further interpreted and classified according to their occurrences and combinations. The analysis of terminological synonyms may result in the need to reassign a lexical entry, which is given inappropriate prominence in the current dictionaries and terminological glossaries.
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