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The Importance of Terminology

September 27, 2017 Comments

In a world where localization is becoming more and more important, terminology management is an indispensable piece of the localization process. Correctly defined terminology can help people across numerous industries communicate more effectively and efficiently....

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
terminology, translation, document translation
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
Translation Challenges with Phrasal Verbs

July 06, 2011 7 Comments

Phrasal verbs are so common in informal English speech that they are used almost unconsciously. In fact, many of us who frequently use phrasal verbs are unaware of just exactly what they are! Unfortunately, phrasal verbs tend to have a negative impact on language translation, as the meaning of two ...

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Category:
Language Translation Facts
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Language, Spanish, translation, terminology, translation
What is Neutral Spanish?

June 17, 2011 7 Comments

Many articles or blogs on language translation recommend localizing text to be as specific as possible for your locale. The Spanish language (possibly the world’s third most widely spoken language) is often an exception, due to the broad audience of Spanish speakers spread over several countries and...

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Language Translation Facts
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Language, Spanish, neutral Spanish, translation, terminology
What to consider for Mobile Application Localization

April 28, 2011 3 Comments

Mobile applications are becoming increasingly popular worldwide. Localizing mobile apps for languages and markets beyond English-speaking consumers is often overlooked. Given the size of a typical mobile application, it can probably be localized into other languages for a very reasonable cost. The ...

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Category:
Software Translation
Tags:
Mobile applications, localization, user interface, terminology

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