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Translation & localization

1) The converting of one language into another for the purpose of facilitating understanding and 2)The process of adapting a language for a specific country or region, or translation of a product into another language so it is marketable in a specific country or region

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machine translation

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

Machine translation (MT) investigates the use of computer software to translate text or speech from one natural language to another. MT performs simple substitution of words in ...

language combination

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

(1) The languages a translator translates from and into. (2) The source language and target languages of a translation or interpretation. (3) The languages interpreters work into ...

language competence

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

The ability to read, write, and speak a language at the level of a college-educated native speaker. Although language competence is a basic requirement of translation competence, ...

mobile simultaneous interpreting

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

Interpretation using a small wireless transmitter. The interpreter whispers into a microphone attached to the transmitter and the participants listen through headphones attached ...

mother tongue

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

A good example of a literal translation. In English we say native language.

multipart translation

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

It is crucial for a translation with multiple components to be approached and managed as an integrated whole. See more about this topic in Multipart Translations.

passive languages

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

The languages from which an interpreter is competent to interpret professionally. The term is also used in meetings & conventions to mean the languages from which interpreting ...