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interpreter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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interpreterin‧ter‧pret‧er /ɪnˈtɜːprɪtə $ -ˈtɜːrprɪtər/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 BOsomeone who changes spoken words from one language into another, especially as their jobtranslator Speaking through an interpreter (=using an interpreter), Ahmed said, ‘I’m very worried about my wife and children.’2 TDa computer program that changes an instruction into a form that can be understood directly by the computer
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interpreterShe had an interpreter with her.If I'm going to make the speech, I'll need an interpreter.I think we need an interpreter.Being able to dispense with the services of an interpreter is a big incentive to fluency.I waved him toward me, happy to see an interpreter.The only way we could figure out what they were saying was through an interpreter.I saw that dumb interpreter smiling broadly.For example, it may be necessary to employ a sign language interpreter if a parent or child is deaf.Inspector Leeming was also abducted, and the interpreter.Both Presidents were accompanied by their interpreters.through an interpreterThe pair cringed in embarrassment as the president, speaking through an interpreter, paid them the world's most unlikely compliment.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinterpreterin‧ter‧pret‧er /ɪnˈtɜːprɪtə-ˈtɜːrprɪtər/ noun [countable]1someone who translates what someone says from one language into another, especially as their jobSpeaking through an interpreter, the Foreign Minister explained how impressed he had been with the new factory.2COMPUTING a computer program that changes an instruction into a form that can be understood directly by the computer
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