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Word, Abbreviation or Term

Synonyms

 

addiction

addict* alcohol* "binge drinking" cocaine detox* "drug free" drug-free "substance abuse" "teen challenge"

adoption

adoption "child protection" "child welfare" "foster care" "foster parent*" orphan*

AIDS

"Acquired Immununodeficiency Syndrome" AIDS HIV SIDA

alabama

al alabama

alaska

ak alaska

alberta

ab alberta alta

allergies

allerg* anaphylaxis "hay fever"

ALS

ALS "amyotrophic lateral sclerosis" "lou gehrig* disease"

alternative education

"affective education" "alternative education" "alternative school" "bilingual education" "character education" "charter school" "distance learning" e-learning "expeditionary learning" "experiential education" "experiential learning" "free school" "home school*" "magnet school*" Montessori "Waldorf school*"

alternative medicine

acupunctur* "alternative medicine" "Chinese medicine" chiropract* "complementary medicine" "complementary therapies" "herbal medicine" homeopath* naturopath* osteopath* "traditional medicine"

Alzheimer's

Alzheimer* dementia "lewy body"

amputation

amput* prosthe*

animal

animal* "animal welfare" animaux bird* dog* faune "Humane Society" "LA SOCIÉTÉ POUR LA PRÉVENTION DE LA CRUAUTÉ ENVERS LES ANIMAUX" "neuter program" oiseau* "pet adoption" "protection des animaux" "rabies control" "Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals" "spay and neuter" SPCA

arizona

arizona az

arkansas

ar arkansas

arts

artist arts culture

attention deficit disorder

ADD ADHD "attention deficit disorder" "attention deficit disorder" hyperactivity

autism

Asperger* autis*

blind (see also Ophthalmology)

aveugle blind* Braille "chien de guide" eyesight "guide dog*" "low vision" "partially sighted" sightless "visual* impair*" "visuellement altéré"

british columbia

b.c. bc "british columbia" C.-B. "La Colombie Britannique"

california

ca california

cancer

brachytherapy cancer carcinoma chemotherapy chordoma Hodgkin Hodgkin* leukaemia leukemia lymphoma mammogra* melanoma "multiple myeloma" oncolog* "pap smear*" radiolog* tumor* tumour*

cardiovascular

aneurysm* angina arrhythmia arteries arteriosclerosis "blood pressure" cardiac cardio* "chest pain" cholesterol hypertension hypotension "myocardial infarction" myocarditis thrombosis vascular vasculitis

catholic

"ave maria" basilian benedictine "blessed virgin" capuchin Carmelite carthusian catholic Cistercian convents fatima franciscan "immaculate heart" Jesuit* madonna monaster* "notre dame" nuns oblate "precious blood" rosary "sacred heart" trapist

children

boy* child* girl* kids

choir

aria arias choir choral chorister hymne opera opéra oratorio singers song

christian

baptist bible biblical christ christian christianity church evangelical evangel* gospel Lutheran Methodist Pentecost* Presbyterian protestant

College

"adult education" "basic education" college "community college"

colorado

co colorado

community

community neighbor neighborhood neighbour neighbourhood

community services

"community services" conseillant "services de communauté"

Conference

conference* display* "event symposium" "guest speaker" lectur* presentation* seminar* workshop*

connecticut

connecticut ct

counselling group

"conflict resolution" "counsel* group*" "dispute resolution" "emotional support" "self-help group*" "support group*"

crisis

abus abuse assault assaut crisis detresse distress "services de crise" suicid* violence

dance

ballet dance dancer "modern dance"

deaf

"American Sign Language" cochlear deaf* "hard of hearing" "hard-of-hearing" "hear* impair*" "oral school" "sign language" "speech reading"

delaware

de delaware

dental

dental dentist* "oral health" orthodont* "wisdom teeth"

dermatology

acne dermatolog* eczema "epidermolysis bullosa" hives psoriasis rosacea skin vitiligo

developmentally disabled

AHRC "community living" "develop* delay*" "develop* disab*" "developmentally handicapés" "Down* syndrome" downsyndrome "les besoins de les handicapés" "mentalement handicapée" "mentalement invalidés" "mental* challenge*" "mental* disab*" "mental* handicap*" retarded "special needs" spéciaux "vie de la communauté"

diabetes

diabet* hypoglycem*

disabled

"chaise roulant" crippled disab* "easter seal" handicap* "Jeux Olympiques Spéciaux" parapleg* "physical* challenge*" "physiquement invalidé" quadripleg* "special olympics" wheelchair*

Disease

disease disorder "medical research" medicine pharmaceutical

district of columbia

dc "district of columbia"

Dyslexia

Dyslex* "learning difference" "learning disab*" lisant literacy lu "orton gillingham" "étude invalidée"

Eating disorders

anorex* "binge eating" bulim* eating disorder*

Education

academic course curriculum education educator in-service learning mentor* "minority education" "remedial teaching" student studies study training

Educational assessment

"academic excellence" "admission criteria" "advanced placement" "class rank" "cumulative grade point average" IQ LSAT MCAT

Elderly

aged aging elder* geriatric* gerontolog* "long-term care" "nursing home*" "retirement communit*" "retirement home*" "senior citizen*" seniors

Emergency

Ambulance* disaster* "early warning system*" emergenc* fire floods hurricane* "public safety" security

Employment

career* carrière carrières chomage chômeurs economic économie économique economy employed employment entreprenants entrepreneur* entrepreneurial entrepreneurs "free enterprise" "free market*" "industrial corridor*" internship job* l'emploi "le travail" "les travaux" "life skill*" microcredit micro-credit "micro credit" microenterprise micro-enterprise "micro enterprise" microfinance micro-finance "micro finance" microloan* micro-loan* "micro loan*" professionnel underemployed unemployed vocation* workforce work-force "work force"

Environment

"acid rain" "air quality" "atmospheric research" "carbon dioxide" "changement de climat" "climate change" coal conservation "coral reef*" deforestation "developpement soutenable" ecology ecosystem energie environment* "environmental law" faune fish "forest protection" forestry forests garden "global warming" greenhouse jardin l'eau "land acquisition" marine "natural resources" ocean* ozone parcs parks poisson pollution preservation "qualité d'air" recycling "ressources environmentales" réutilisant "saisie de terre" soil sol sustainable swamp* "sylviculture soutenable" temps trails trees waste watershed* water-shed* weather wetland* wet-land* écologie économie écosystème

ESL

EFL ELL English ESL ESOL

festival

anniversary carnival celebration commemoration entertainment feast festival festivities fete "field day" fiesta gala "special events"

film

animation cinema* documentar* film* movie*

florida

fl florida

Food

breakfast dessert famine* feed food "food bank" food-bank hunger hungry lunch "lunch program" meals malnutrition nutrition snack* "soup kitchen*" starvation starving

gallery

"arts visuels" ceramic drawing "en céramique" exhibit galerie gallery illustration painting peinture photograph photography portrait pottery schéma sculpture studio "visual arts"

georgia

ga georgia

gun control

"gun control" "gun safety" "gun violence" "handgun control" "handgun violence"

heritage

antique antiquity archive genealogical genealogy heritage historic museum restoration

hospice

dying hospice "palliative care" "terminally ill"

hospital

demence "emergency room" "health care" "health clinic" hospital hopital hôpital "long term care" "medical center" nursing "soin a long terme" "soin de hospice" "soin de sursis" "soin etendu" "soin paliative"

Housing

"affordable house" "cooperative housing" dwelling home housing shelter "social house"

idaho

id idaho

illinois

il illinois

indiana

in indiana

International

africa Afrique "Amérique centrale" "Amérique du Sud" "Amérique latine" asia "Asie Pacifique" "central america" "developing world" "développement international et international" "el salvador" global guatemala Haiti Inde india international "international community" "international development" "latin america" "le tiers monde" "les Nations Unies" "monde en voie de développement" paix peace relief security soulagement sous-développé "south america" surgence sécurité "third world" under-developed underdeveloped "united nations"

iowa

ia iowa

Jewish

Ashkenazi "b'nai brith" chabad defamation hadassah Hebrew hébreu Israel Jerusalem Jewish Judaic Judaism Juif kosher Lubavich Sephardic shalom synagogue "Tel Aviv" torah yeshiva Yiddish Zionist

kansas

kansas ks

kentucky

kentucky ky

kindergarten

"child development" daycare "early childhood education" "early childhood educator" "early education" "early intervention" ECE "head start" kindergarten pre-school preschool

learning disability

dyslexia dyslexic "learning disabilities" "learning disability" lisant lu "étude invalidée"

legal

contrevenants crime crime "crime prevention" "criminal rehabilitation" criminals criminels "Elizabeth Fry" "empêchement de crime" ex-contrevenants ex-convicts ex-offenders "John Howard" justice justice law lawyer legal loi légal "montre de voisinage" "neighbourhood watch" offenders police re-offenders "réadaptation criminelle" violence

literary

author books essay library literary literature poet poetry prose "story telling" writer

louisiana

la louisiana

maine

maine me

manitoba

manitoba mb

maryland

maryland md

massachusetts

ma massachusetts

media

audio broadcast journal journalism journalisme media medias multi-media newspaper publicity publicité radio television télévision video vidéo émission

michigan

mi michigan

minnesota

minnesota mn

mississippi

mississippi ms

missouri

missouri mo

montana

montana mt

multicultural

"civil rights" "droits civiques" "droits de l'homme" haine hate "human rights" immigrant immigré intolerance intolérance minorities minority minorités multicultural multiculturalisme multiculture "permanent citizen" race racism racisme "unité de feuillets magnétiques"

music

concert "festival de jazz" Mozart music musician musique orchestra Verdi

Native

Aboriginal "Alaska Native" Algonquin "American Indian" bande "centre d'amitié" chefs Chiefs Chippewa Cree Dene "First Nation" "First Nations" "First Peoples" "Friendship Centre" Hopi "Indian Education" "Indian services" indiens Indigenous indigènes Innu Inuit Iroquois "Long House" Metis Micmac Mohawk Native Nunavut Ojibway "Pow wow" "premières nations" reserves réserves Sioux Tribes

nebraska

ne nebraska

nevada

nevada nv

new brunswick

nb "new brunswick" Nouveau-Brunswick

new hampshire

"new hampshire" nh

new jersey

"new jersey" nj

new mexico

"new mexico" nm

new york

"new york" ny

newfoundland

newfoundland "newfoundland and labrador" nf nfld nl Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador

north carolina

nc "north carolina"

north dakota

nd "north dakota"

Nouvelle-Écosse

N.-É. Nouvelle-Écosse "nova scotia" ns

Nunavut

nu nunavut

nwt

"northwest territories" nt nwt "Territoires du Nord-Ouest"

ohio

oh ohio

oklahoma

ok oklahoma

ontario

on ont ontario

orchestra

chamber classical classique composition concert conductor orchestra philharmonic philharmony "string quartet" strings symphonie symphonique symphony

Ottawa

gatineau Gloucester Hull Kanada Nepean Orleans Ottawa

pennsylvania

pa pennsylvania

policy

advocacy institute policy politics "public affairs" "think tank"

poverty

"bas revenu" ghetto homeless homelessness indigent "low income" pauvre pauvreté poor poverty "sans foyer" slum sous-privilégié under-insured underinsured underprivileged uninsured

Prince Edward Island

P.E.I. PE PEI "Prince Edward Island" Î.-P.-É. "Île Prince Edouard"

psychiatric

bipolar depression "la maladie mentale" manic "mental disease" "mental disorder" "mental health" psychiatric psychiatrie psychiatry psychose psychotique "santé psychiatrique et mentale" schizophrène schizophrénie

quebec

PQ QC que quebec

rape

"assaut sexuel" rape "sexual assault" viol

religion

god goddess ministry ministries religion religious theological theology

rhode island

"rhode island" ri

saskatchewan

SASK saskatchewan SK

scholarship

awards bourse bourses bursary endowment fellowships scholarship scholarships

school

academic "board of education" "charter school" "elementary school" "grade school" "high school" "independent school" "junior high" K-12 learner learning "middle school" "private school" "public school" "public schools" school "school board" "school district" "school division" secondary students teach teacher teaching

south carolina

sc "south carolina"

south dakota

sd "south dakota"

sports

amateur aquatic aquatics athletic athletics baseball "cour de jeu" curling extérieurs fitness "forme physique" games golf gymnastics hockey jeux "Jeux Olympiques" "le football" leisure loisirs Olympics outdoor playground recreation récréation ringette ski skiing soccer softball sport sports swim swimming tennis

tennessee

tennessee tn

texas

texas tx

theatre

acting actor actress comedy drama drame "exécutant des arts" performance performing production Shakespeare shaw stage theater theatre theatrical théâtre étape

Toronto

"don mills" downsview "east york" etobicoke "jane finch" leaside "north york" scarborough Toronto weston willowdale

town

civic civique district municipalite municipality town village ville zone

university

chair degree Doctorate faculty graduate "higher learning" Masters "Ph D" "post secondary" Professor thesis undergraduate university

utah

ut utah

vermont

vermont vt

virginia

va virginia

washington

wa washington

west virginia

"west virginia" wv

wildlife

biodivers* bio-divers* "biological diversity" "endangered species" fauna "habitat conservation" "habitat development" "natural habitat*" whales whaling wildlife "wildlife conservation" wolf wolves zoo zoological zoology zoos

wisconsin

wi wisconsin

woman

female femme femmes woman women

wyoming

wy wyoming

YMCA

YMCA "Young Men's Christian" "Young Men's Christian Association" "Young Women's Christian" "Young Women's Christian Association" YWCA

youth

adolescent teen teen-age teenage teenager "young adult" "young adults" youth

Yukon

"Territoire du Yukon" YK YT Yukon "Yukon Territory"


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