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trans·la·tion

translation

 
 
pronunciation:
traenz leI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of changing writing or speech from one language to another.
The company needs people skilled in translation from Japanese to English.
definition 2: writing or speech that has been changed from one language to another.
After we struggled through the story in Spanish, the teacher handed out an English translation.
derivation: translational (adj.)
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