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Citation[]

Department of Homeland Security, DHS Lexicon Terms and Definitions (2017 Ed. Rev. 2) (full-text).

Overview[]

This DHS Lexicon is a unified controlled vocabulary that DHS and its Components can use when communicating and sharing data. By providing a common definition for the terms usde every day, the Lexicon reduces the possibility of misunderstandings when communicating across the Department and helps DHS to develop and manage knowledge, information, and data. The DHS Lexicon is the official source for terms and definitions supporting the Department and the homeland security community.

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