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Fun with back translation

Reverse translation refers to translating out of your native language into a foreign language, an activity that many interpreters do but not many professional translators. An excellent active knowledge of the foreign language is required, no doubt. Professional interpreters do … Sigue leyendo

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Terminology for translators

Tradiling has frequently had occasion to refer to the translator’s friend, the Inter-Active Terminology for Europe (IATE) database. Here are links to our previous articles: 06.10.2014, 10.05.2017, 02.10.2017, 12.11.2018. Next week, IATE fans and inquisitive minds can get an update on IATE … Sigue leyendo

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Is Britain’s democracy under threat?

For centuries Britain’s Parliament has been respected as one of the oldest and most reputable democratic institutions in the world. However, recent events have put that status in grave doubt, and there is huge uncertainty about what will happen in … Sigue leyendo

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WIPO Pearl

This is a guest article by Jost Zetzsche. (See the end of the article.) Years ago I rather briefly mentioned the impressive terminology repository WIPO Pearl,but after meeting Geoff Westgate of WIPO recently, I was once again reminded that it might be one … Sigue leyendo

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Favourite selections

Today’s post is the first of an occasional series that Tradiling readers can contribute to: Favourite selections. The idea of favourite selections is not original. Books of quotations, anthologies of music, tourist guides, they are all based on the same … Sigue leyendo

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