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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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consecutive interpreter

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

An interpreter who listens while the speaker speaks and then interprets while the speaker pauses. The interpreter providing consecutive interpretation sits, either at the same ...

'A' language

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

The language or languages into which an interpreter is competent to interpret professionally. The term 'A' language is also used in meetings to mean the target languages into ...

'B' language

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

Language other than the interpreter's dominant language, in which he or she has native language competence and into which he or she is competent to interpret professionally. An ...

'C' language

Translation & localization; Internationalization (I18N)

The source languages from which an interpreter is competent to interpret professionally. Interpreters may have several C languages.

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 ...