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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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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 ...

per-word rate

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

Industry standard for assessing cost of a translation. The per-word rate can be quoted based on the source word count (original text) or the target word count (translated text). ...

project manager

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

(1) In a translation company, this is the person responsible for total translation project management. (2) In international companies, this title is sometimes given to the ...


Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

In simultaneous interpretation, this refers to interpreting from an interpretation, not directly from the speaker, and it is used when an interpreter does not know the language of ...

sight translation

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

The oral translation of a text. One example would be when a consecutive interpreter at a press conference is handed a prepared statement in English and asked to read it aloud, in ...