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The transfer of meaning from one language to another. Translation takes place in writing and
interpreting is its oral counterpart. The two terms are often confused. At its best, a successful
translation should read as if it were originally written in the new language.
We believe translating is an art, not a science. You might get the impression that it's a
mechanical process involving a box with a handle. All you need to do is turn the handle on the
side of the box, and out comes the translation.
This is wrong.
Recent academic research has shown that translating from one language to another is one of
the most complex higher order activities of the human brain. In fact, your wrong impression may
be evidence of a good translation: great skill will often make an exceptional achievement look easy.
The translation method is dictated by the purpose of the translation. While the best translations
will always be performed primarily by a human being, in some (limited) situations, machine translation
can be a useful technique, and this is likely to increase in importance over time as this technology
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