Definition of translator in English:


Syllabification: trans·la·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈtransˌlātər, ˈtranz-


  • 1A person who translates from one language into another, especially as a profession.
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    • Professional women such as translators, doctors, lawyers, artists and writers have been forced from their jobs and told to stay in their homes.
    • Often a professional translator is employed to translate the original text, but the translations of news items, and other updates tend to be done by others.
    • A staff of over 200 full-time cooks, maids, gardeners, builders, drivers, translators and security staff cater for the film student's every possible need.
  • 1.1A program that translates from one programming language into another.
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    • The device can work with a power supply from 3.3V up to 5V, which means it can be directly controlled by a microprocessor or logic circuit without level translators.
    • Interfaces and translators enable developers to focus on the business logic without the distractions of how the data is formatted or presented.
    • The insertion is the responsibility of special units in the USB hubs called transaction translators, or TTs for short.

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