Identify new words


Determine if there are new words being used by a significant number of people by doing research.

Alternative labels

identify new word
determine new words
identifying new words
recognise new words
define new words

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Identify new words is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Identify new words is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Translator: Translators transcribe written documents from one or more languages to another ensuring that the message and nuances therein remain in the translated material. They translate material backed up by an understanding of it, which can include commercial and industrial documentation, personal documents, journalism, novels, creative writing, and scientific texts delivering the translations in any format.
Lexicographer: Lexicographers write and compile the content for dictionaries. They also determine which new words are common use and should be included in the glossary.
Translation agency manager: Translation agency managers oversee operations in the delivery of translation services. They coordinate the efforts of a team of translators who translate written material from one language to another. They ensure the quality of the service and the administration of the translation agency.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022