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"translation" in British English

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translationnoun [C or U]

uk   /trænzˈleɪ.ʃən/ /trænsˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /trænsˈleɪ.ʃən/  /trænzˈleɪ.ʃən/
B1 something that is translated, or the process of translating something, from one language to another: Students will do one Spanish translation a week. A literal translation of "euthanasia" would be "good death". The English version is boring - maybe it has lost something in translation (= is not as good as the original).
in translation
changed into someone's own language, not in the original language: She reads Proust in translation.

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"translation" in Business English

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uk   us   /trænzˈleɪʃən/
[U] the activity or process of changing the words of one language into the words in another language that have the same meaning: Online translation services are not always as accurate as they should be. translation software
[C] a piece of writing or speech in one language that has been changed into another language: translation from sth Delegates can listen to the translation from the Arabic through headsets.
[U] FINANCE, ACCOUNTING the activity of giving the value of an amount in one currency in a different currency: translation into sth Assets and liabilities denominated in non-US currencies are recorded in the financial statements after translation into US dollars.
[S or U] the activity or process of changing something into a different form: translation of sth (into sth) He said he will focus resources to speed the translation of research into practice.
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