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noun translation pronunciation in British English /trænsˈleɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. [countable] spoken or written words that have been changed into a different language
    Which translation of Don Quixote are you reading?
    1. a.
      [uncountable] the activity of changing spoken or written words into a different language
      Most legal translation is done by lawyers with foreign language training.
      in translation: Try to read Baudelaire in the original and not in translation.
      lost in translation (=not communicated when translated): The complex rhyming patterns of these poems are totally lost in translation.
    2. b.
      [countable] a word or phrase that means the same thing as a word or phrase in a different language
      ‘Goodbye’ is probably the best translation of ‘Au revoir’.

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