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interpreter

noun
     
Related topics: Occupations, Computers
in‧ter‧pret‧er [countable]
1BO someone who changes spoken words from one language into another, especially as their job [↪ translator]:
Speaking through an interpreter (=using an interpreter), Ahmed said, 'I'm very worried about my wife and children'.
2TDTD a computer program that changes an instruction into a form that can be understood directly by the computer

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