Term versus Concept

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Note: we have chosen to use the words “term” and “concept” interchangeably here although, strictly, the unit in the vocabulary is a concept to which many labels/terms can be applied, e.g., a single concept can have preferred labels in different languages and while the label/term thus changes, the underlying concept stays the same. For further explanation see: Information Standards Quarterly by Clarke & Zeng (2012).


See also Help: How to create a new term