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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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back translation

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

The translation of a translation. It is a common misconception that the quality of a translation can be judged by having a second translator translate a translated text back into ...


Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

A translation or interpretation broker is a person that is not a qualified translator or interpreter and acts as middleman between freelancers, interpretation equipment companies, ...

certified court interpreter

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

A person who has passed an examination to assess competency to interpret during court proceedings. In the US, although the requirements for certification of court interpreters ...

certified interpreter

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

In the US, there is no national interpreter certification program (other than for Federally Certified Court Interpreters), although various agencies attempt certification ...

certified translator

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

There is no such thing, contrary to the claims made by countless "certified translators" who advertise on the web and the yellow pages, as there is no official certification ...

computer assisted translation

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

Translation using software that manages dictionaries and user-defined glossaries. When the program encounters previously translated words and phrases, it suggests a translation ...