BabelNet is both a multilingual encyclopedic dictionary, with lexicographic and encyclopedic coverage of terms, and an ontology which connects concepts and named entities in a very large network of semantic relations, made up of 13,801,844 millions of nodes, called Babel synsets. Each Babel synset represents a given meaning and contains all the synonyms which in different languages express that meaning. The BabelNet resource is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license. The different resources from which BabelNet originates are made available under different licenses, as follows: WordNet:, Wikipedia: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license, Wiktionary: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license, OmegaWiki: Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Generic license or higher, ItalWordNet: Open Data Commons Attribution 1.0 License, and Open Multilingual WordNet: different licenses according to the language, as indicated at When applicable, specific license rights are specified through the property dcterms:license. Please make sure of using data in compliance with their respective licenses.

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Author Roberto Navigli
Maintainer BabelNet Team -
Last Updated March 4, 2016, 21:31 (UTC)
Created May 5, 2014, 08:14 (UTC)
Version 3.6 - February 2016
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links:lexinfo 75326283
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links:wiktionary-dbpedia-org 285912
links:wordnet-rdf 322519
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