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translate

verb [I, T]
 
 
/trænzˈleɪt/
LANGUAGE B1 to change written or spoken words from one language to another: We were asked to translate a list of sentences. The book has now been translated from Spanish into more than ten languages.Using other languages
CAUSE formal If an idea or plan translates into an action, it makes it happen: So how does this theory translate into practical policy?Occurring and happening
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