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A translator is someone who completes the translation of texts from one language to another.

Domain: Language; Category: Translation

Translation is the written transfer of meaning from language to another. It requires linguistic knowledge as well as cultural knowledge. Translation can be used in a variety of fields, from literary ...

Domain: Language; Category: Translation

Terminology management is establishing a definite set of terms to be used to ensure consistency in a translation project.

Domain: Language; Category: Terminology management

When translating, the target language is the language into which the translator is working. For example, when translation from English into Spanish, Spanish is the target language. This term also ...

Domain: Language; Category: Translation

The source text is the document that the translator works from when translating into another language. For example, when translating Harry Potter into Spanish, Harry Potter is the source text.

Domain: Language; Category: Translation

Source text analysis is studying the source text in search for its purpose, audience, stylistic nuances, and other characteristics. It can be completed by the translator before he or she begins a ...

Domain: Language; Category: Translation

Simultaneous interpreting is rendering a speech in the target language at the same time as the speech is being given. Interpreters usually perform this type of work in an interpreting booth with ...

Domain: Language; Category: General language

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