Meaning of TRANSLATOR in English


tran(t)ˈslād.ə(r), traan-, -nzˈl-, -ātə- also ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English translatour, translatore, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French translatour, from Latin translator, from translatus + -or

: one that translates: as

a. : one that translates or renders from one language or system to another

b. Britain : a repairer of clothing, umbrellas, or old shoes

c. : the relay apparatus used in translation : repeater

d. : a part of a dial telephone system that controls the routing of the connection

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