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The complete thesaurus, or any substantial part of the thesaurus, may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise without the permission of the copyright holder.

The copyright in the natural language translations is held by the individual translators or the relevant translating organisation; the database rights in the organisation and collection of the data are held by the University of Essex. The rights in the underlying application are also held by the University of Essex.

Prior to downloading and/or using the full version of ELSST, SKOS-ELSST, HASSET, SKOS-HASSET or any related product, a licence agreement must be completed between the user and the University of Essex.

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The UK Data Service makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the content of its website(s) is accurate and up to date, but can accept no responsibility for omissions, errors or subsequent changes.

The UK Data Service, the University of Essex and the University of Manchester accept no liability for any loss or damage resulting, directly or indirectly, from any use of the information or material contained on this website, or any site accessed from this site.


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