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English definition of “translate”

translate

verb [I/T]    /trænsˈleɪt, ˈtræns·leɪt/
to change writing or speech from one language into another: [I] Poetry does not translate easily. If you translate an activity, you change it into a new form or condition: [I] The ability to talk clearly does not automatically translate into the ability to write clearly. translation    /trænsˈleɪ·ʃən/ noun [C/U] [C] I do translations at international meetings. translator    /trænsˈleɪ·t̬ər, ˈtræns·leɪ·t̬ər/ noun [C] He is a translator at the UN.
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