: one that interprets: as
a : one who translates orally for parties conversing in different languages
b : one who explains or expounds
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
- He has now learned English well enough that he can conduct interviews without an interpreter.
- <Monet is generally regarded as the foremost interpreter of pure impressionism.>
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