Terminology Update: R – Z

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R&D research and development
RBMT rule-based machine translation
RC resource code files
RES resource files
RFC request for comments
RFP request for proposal
RFQ request for quote
RLV regional language vendor
ROA return on assets
ROI return on investment
ROK Republic of Korea
RONA return on net assets
RPG role-playing game
RQM resource quality management
RTF rich text format
RTL right to left
RTT real-time translation
SaaS software as a service
SBMT statistical-based machine translation
SC Simplified Chinese
SCL system control language
SDK software development kit
SDML signed document markup language
SEL self-extensible language
SEO search engine optimization
SGML standard generalized markup language
SL source language
SLA service level agreement
SLV single-language vendor
SMB small and medium-sized businesses
SME small and medium-size enterprises; subject matter expert
SMG screen management guidelines
SMI structure of management information
SMT statistical machine translation
SMTP simple mail transfer protocol
SMTS statistical machine translation software
SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
SOP standard operating procedure
SOV subject-object-verb
STT speech-to-text
ST source text
STE Simplified Technical English
SVO subject-verb-object
T&D transmission and distribution
TBX TermBase eXchange
TC Traditional Chinese
TEnT translation environment tool
TES transfer encoding syntax
TIF Terminology Interchange Format
TL target language
TM translation memory
TMF terminology markup framework
TMS terminology management system; translation memory system;
translation memory software
TMX Translation Memory eXchange
TOC table of contents
TR technical report
TRP translation request package
TSP translation service provider
TTS text-to-speech
TU translation unit
24/7 something that happens around the clock, seven days a week
UAE United Arab Emirates
UCD Unicode Character Database
UCS universal character set
UI user interfaces
ULF universal learning format
UN United Nations
UPT universal personal telecommunications
URI uniform/universal resource identifier
URL uniform resource locator
UTC coordinated universal time; Unicode Technical Committee
UTX Universal Terminology Exchange
VAR value-added reseller
VBA Visual Basic for Applications
VC venture capital
VFY Viscose Filament Yarn
VID visual interface design
VISCII Vietnamese Standard Code for Information Interchange
VOIP Voice over internet protocol
VPN virtual private network
VR virtual reality; voice recognition
W3C World Wide Web Consortium
WAN wide area networks
WAP wireless application protocols
WBS work breakdown structure
WBT web-based training
WCM web content management
WIP work in progress
WORM write-once, read-many
WSDL Web Service Description Language
WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get
XAML Extensible Application Markup Language
XCCS Xerox Character Code Standard
XDR External Data Representation
XHTML Extensible HyperText Markup Language
XLIFF XML Localization Interchange File Format
XML Extensible Markup Language
XSL Extensible Stylesheet Language
XSLT Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation

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