Many of the words defined here have broader, and in some cases, different dictionary definitions.

The definitions use the following conventions:

  • Terms used as part of the definitions and that are defined in the glossary are shown in italics.
    • images When the same glossary term appears more than once in a given definition, only the first occurrence is italicized.
    • images In some cases, a single glossary term consists of multiple words (e.g., risk response planning).
  • When synonyms are included, no definition is given and the reader is directed to ...

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