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"interpreter" in British English

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interpreternoun [C]

uk   /ɪnˈtɜː.prɪ.tər/  us   /-ˈtɝː.prɪ.t̬ɚ/
  • interpreter noun [C] (BETWEEN LANGUAGES)

someone whose ​job is to ​change what someone ​else is saying into another ​language: She ​works as an interpreter in Brussels. Speaking through an interpreter, the ​president said the ​terms of the ​ceasefire were ​completelyunacceptable.
  • interpreter noun [C] (COMPUTER PROGRAM)

specialized computing a ​computerprogram that ​changes the ​instructions in another ​program into a ​form that can be ​easilyunderstood by a ​computer
(Definition of interpreter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"interpreter" in American English

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interpreternoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈtɜr·prɪ·t̬ər/
a ​person whose ​job is to ​change what someone is saying into the words of another ​language: The Chinese ​witnesstestified with the ​help of an interpreter.
(Definition of interpreter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"interpreter" in Business English

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interpreternoun [C]

uk   us   /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 ​newsagency.through/via an interpreter The ​businessleaderaddressed the ​conference through an interpreter.
IT a ​computerprogram that ​changesinstructions into a ​form that can be understood and used by the ​computer
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(Definition of interpreter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “interpreter”
in Arabic مُتَرْجِم…
in Korean 통역사…
in Portuguese intérprete…
in Catalan intèrpret…
in Japanese 通訳(者)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不同语言之间, 口译译员, (计算机)解释程序…
in Turkish çevirmen, tercüman…
in Russian устный переводчик…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不同語言之間, 口譯員, (電腦)解譯程式…
in Italian interprete…
in Polish tłumacz/ka…
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