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Chapter 13. Glossary Guidelines > Terms for an International Audience

Terms for an International Audience

If your document or documentation set has a glossary, ensure that the language of definitions in the text is consistent with that glossary. If you are working with a translation or localization group, provide a glossary and a style sheet for your document.

When you are writing glossary definitions, remember the concerns of translators and nonnative speakers. This audience sometimes struggles to understand a new term in English in the process of rewording the term in another language. Therefore, be as complete as possible when you write a glossary entry. Try to include the following items:


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