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Compliance Dictionary

This repository has over 373,480 total terms with 325,198 plus definitions accessed by millions across the globe using the Common Controls Hub®.

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Compliance Dictionary is the place, yeah, the place where all the terms and definitions from all the authority documents are ingested into the UCF and then accessed by the Common Controls Hub®.
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Compliance Dictionary

What defines a non-standard term?

A non-standard term is either a spelling variation of an existing term precedent or an unconventional, "off-the-wall" term or phrase.

Non-standard terms do not have their own definitions or a hierarchy. They do have other forms.

Why should I log in?

Logging in with your CCH account allows for unlimited searches of the Compliance Dictionary.

What is a preferred term?

A preferred term is used for mandate writing purposes and is used by writers in place of a synonym.

What is an "other form"?

Other Forms are the possessive, plural, and conjugated forms of the Dictionary Term.

Can I navigate the term hierarchy? How?

Yes, to see information about any of the terms in the hierarchy, simply click on the name of the term you wish to view. This will take you to the Compliance Dictionary page for the term you selected.

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