Online Glossaries

Finance and Banking

  BBC – 英漢金融市場詞彙


   Securities and Futures Commission: Glossary (English)

Internet and Technology

   英漢計算機及網絡通訊技術詞彙  English-Chinese Glossary of Computer & Network Communication Terms


   Computer Hope: Computer dictionary, terms, glossary

  BBC: Webwise

Hong Kong Law and Government

  公務員事務局:政府部門常用辭彙   Civil Service Bureau: Glossaries of Terms Commonly Used in Government Departments


  Department of Justice: The English-Chinese Glossary of Legal Terms

  立法會詞彙知多少 Know the LegCo Terms


  English-Chinese Glossary of Terms Used in Electoral Legislation

Law and Governments outside Hong Kong

  Lehman, Lee and Xu: Chinese Law Glossary

   Government of Singapore: Government Terms Translated (Chinese, English, Malay and Tamil)

  Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service, Scotland’s Prosecution Service: Glossary of legal terms

  Judiciary of Scotland: Glossary of Legal Terms

  UK Parliament: Glossary

International Organisations

   International Monetary Fund: IMF Terminology — A Multilingual Directory (Chinese version)

   European Union: Glossaries Available on EUROPA (An index of glossaries compiled by the EU)

   NATO: NATO-Russia Council: Documents and Glossary

   NATO: Glossary of Abbreviations Used in NATO Documents and Publications (2008)

  UNTERM: The United Nations Terminology Database

   World Bank: Glossary of Terms

Medical Terminology

  網上英漢漢英醫學辭典 – Medical Dictionary Online for Chinese


   語傘 – 公民運動關鍵詞索引


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