3.6. Definition of an expression or of a word
To highlight an expression or word in a definition, it always appears within single inverted commas (double when already within inverted commas):
The Commission notes that according to the Shipbuilding Regulation, ‘shipbuilding’ means building of self-propelled seagoing commercial vessels.
In a list, the expression or word is placed within single inverted commas:
For the purposes of this Regulation, the following definitions shall apply:
‘programming’ means the process of organisation, decision-taking and financing in several stages intended to implement … the joint action … to achieve the priority goals of the EAFRD;
‘region’ means territorial unit …