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translate

verb [I or T]     /trænsˈleɪt/ /trænz-/
to change words into a different language 译,翻译 We were asked to translate a list of sentences. 我们被要求翻译一组句子。 She works for the EU, translating from English into French. 她在欧盟工作,担任英译法翻译。 →  Compare interpret Using other languages
to change something into a new form, especially to turn a plan into reality 转化(尤指将计划变为现实) So how does this theory translate into practical policy? 那么如何将这个理论应用于制定现实可行的政策呢? The ways of working that he had learnt at college did not translate well (= were not suitable) to the world of business. 他在大学里学到的工作方式并不适合生意场。 Change and changes
translate sth as sth
to decide that words, behaviour or actions mean a particular thing 认为…意味着… He mumbled something which I translated as agreement. 他嘴里咕哝了句什么,我想是表示同意。 Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
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