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interpreter

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪnˈtɜːprɪtər/
a person whose job is to change what someone is saying into another language as that person is speaking: act as/work as an interpreter She works as an interpreter for a news agency.through/via an interpreter The business leader addressed the conference through an interpreter.
IT a computer program that changes instructions into a form that can be understood and used by the computer → Compare assembler
(Definition of interpreter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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