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Translation Memory Basics Explained

October 24, 2018 Comments

A translation memory, or TM, is a centralized database of translated content stored in segments. Think of a sentence as being a segment in writing. However, for a TM, it may not actually be a full sentence, but rather a grouping of sequential words, which allows the translator to have some context t...

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Language Translation Facts
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Translation Memory, Translation Memories
The Mighty Translation Memory

March 23, 2017 Comments

Translation memory (TM) should sound extremely familiar to anyone who is involved in the localization and translation industry. To define it simply, a TM is a centralized database of translated content. It saves all the previously translated content into “units,” such as paragraphs, sentences or eve...

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Language Translation Facts
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translation memory
The Six Deadly Sins of Translation

February 11, 2014 Comments

It is a misconception to think that translation plays just a supporting role in promoting your company, brand name or products. One can imagine how things can go horribly wrong when a brand name or product description or function is translated badly or introduced to a new market with little or no re...

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Category:
Document Translation
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Translation Services, Language Translation, Translation Memory
Guide to Translation Memory (TM)

August 22, 2013 1 Comments

Translation memory (TM) is a software application that gives translators the opportunity to reuse existing translations. Translation Memory, or TM, is a simple database of translated strings or sentences. All previous translations are accumulated within the translation memory (in source and target l...

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Category:
Software Translation
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Translation Memory, Translation Management
Localization Engineers – what do they do?

June 02, 2013 3 Comments

The term is used in most Translation/Localization Companies to describe a position that really encompasses a variety of roles or responsibilities. Localization engineering is one of the most critical jobs in the Localization (L10n) industry, as it is one of the first client touch points when it come...

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Category:
Software Translation
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Localization Services, Localization Management, Translation Memory, Localization Engineer
What is a translation memory (TM)?

July 11, 2011 9 Comments

Translation Memory (TM) is a database which stores predetermined units of a source language together with its translated equivalent. A TM allows you to take advantage of repetitions within or between documents. In other words, the program that uses a TM will automatically translate repeated sentence...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Translation Memory, Project Management, Translation Tools, glossary, terminology, translation, localization

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