relay language

relay language

n
(Linguistics) a language, usually an internationally dominant one, which acts as a medium to translate other usually little-spoken languages
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Faster logging of collective invoices for items in sub-projects; Simplified language selection via tag boxes; Advanced read/write authorization for internal resources; Relay language option for order creation; Automatic determination of GUI language, based on preferred browser language detection; Gross profit calculation for language combinations; Reliable and exact delivery tracking; Customization of various trigger events for follow-up jobs in automated workflows; Task prioritization for contacts, quotes, orders, and invoices.
It is the common ground in international finance and economic affairs, scientific publications, international conferences, international tourism, international safety, Internet communications, and it is also the relay language for international law and technology transfer," Richard said.
The translation of documents will in most cases be carried out directly from one language to another, but in some cases via relay languages.