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English definition of “transliterate”

transliterate

verb [T] uk   /trænzˈlɪt.ər.eɪt/ us    /trænsˈlɪt̬.ə.reɪt/ specialized
to write words using a different alphabet: On the road signs, the Greek place names have been transliterated into the Roman alphabet.Using other languages
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noun [C or U] uk   /ˌtrænz.lɪ.tərˈeɪ.ʃən/ us    /trænsˌlɪt̬.əˈreɪ-/
(Definition of transliterate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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