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interpreter

See also: interpréter

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Latin interpretor (to explain, expound, understand), from interpres (agent, translator).

Displaced native Old English wealhstod.

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interpreter (plural interpreters)

  1. One who listens to a speaker in one language and relates that utterance to the audience in a different language. Contrasted with translator.
    A Japanese man who is tried before a German court is assisted by an interpreter in making oral statements.
  2. (figuratively) One who explains something, such as an art exhibit.
  3. (computing) A program which executes another program written in a programming language other than machine code.
    Programs written in the BASIC language are usually run through an interpreter, though some can be compiled.

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interpreter

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of interpretor

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interpreter

  1. to interpret; to find meaning in something

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EtymologyEdit

From English interpreter.

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  • IPA(key): /intěrpreter/
  • Hyphenation: in‧ter‧pre‧ter

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intèrpreter m (Cyrillic spelling интѐрпретер)

  1. interpreter

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