Definition of machine translation in English:

machine translation

Line breaks: ma|chine trans|la¦tion
(also automatic translation)

noun

[mass noun]
  • Translation carried out by a computer.
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    • When you put speech recognition together with machine translation, you get terrible results.
    • That is not predicted by machine translation, word-processor spell-checking, or incompetent retyping; it's just an inscrutable mystery.
    • Thanks to L & H Japanese-English machine translation software, we can offer a part translation of this particular Pentium III page.

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