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trans·late

 (trăns′lāt′, trănz′-, trăns-lāt′, trănz-)
v. trans·lat·ed, trans·lat·ing, trans·lates
v.tr.
1. To render in another language: translated the Korean novel into German.
2. To express in different, often simpler words: translated the technical jargon into ordinary language.
3.
a. To change from one form, function, or state to another; convert or transform: translate ideas into reality.
b. To express in another medium: translated the short story into a movie.
4. To transfer from one place or condition to another: "His remains were translated to San Juan de Puerto Rico where they still rest" (Samuel Eliot Morison).
5. To forward or retransmit (a telegraphic message).
6.
a. Ecclesiastical To transfer (a bishop) to another see.
b. To convey to heaven without death.
7. Physics To subject (a body) to translation.
8. Biology To subject (messenger RNA) to translation.
v.intr.
1.
a. To make a translation.
b. To work as a translator.
2. To admit of translation: His poetry translates well.
3. To be changed or transformed in effect. Often used with into or to: "Today's low inflation and steady growth in household income translate into more purchasing power" (Thomas G. Exter).

[Middle English translaten, from Old French translater, from Latin trānslātus, past participle of trānsferre, to transfer : trāns-, trans- + lātus, brought; see telə- in Indo-European roots.]

trans·lat′a·bil′i·ty n.
trans·lat′a·ble adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.translatable - capable of being put into another form or style or languagetranslatable - capable of being put into another form or style or language; "substances readily translatable to the American home table"; "his books are eminently translatable"
untranslatable - not capable of being put into another form or style or language; "an untranslatable idiom"; "untranslatable art"
2.translatable - capable of being changed in substance as if by alchemytranslatable - capable of being changed in substance as if by alchemy; "is lead really transmutable into gold?"; "ideas translatable into reality"
commutable - subject to alteration or change; "the death sentence was commutable to life imprisonment"
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Translations
traductibletraduisible

translatable

[trænzˈleɪtəbl] ADJtraducible
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translatable

adjübersetzbar
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

translatable

[trænzˈleɪtəbl] adjtraducibile
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