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interpreter

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noun in·ter·pret·er \in-ˈtər-prə-tər, -pə-\

Simple Definition of interpreter

  • : a person who translates the words that someone is speaking into a different language

Full Definition of interpreter

  1. 1 :  one that interprets: as a :  one who translates orally for parties conversing in different languages b :  one who explains or expounds

  2. 2 a :  a machine that prints on punch cards the symbols recorded in them by perforations b :  a computer program that executes each of a set of high-level instructions before going to the next instruction

Examples of interpreter

  1. He has now learned English well enough that he can conduct interviews without an interpreter.

  2. <Monet is generally regarded as the foremost interpreter of pure impressionism.>



14th Century

First Known Use of interpreter

14th century



INTERPRETER Defined for Kids

interpreter

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noun in·ter·pret·er \in-ˈtər-prə-tər\

Definition of interpreter

  1. :  a person who turns spoken words of one language into a different language





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