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When Mulan returns to the imperial court, the emperor offers her prizes and promotions, but Mulan asks only for a steed — in some translations a horse, in others a donkey — so that she can go back home to her family.

From Vox

Nevertheless, this complicated shape allowed the three researchers to access the rich theory of translation surfaces.

“The conditions are being formed in the country in which a tech business cannot function,” the letter reads, according to a translation from Radio Free Europe.

From Quartz

For instance, it has a strategic agreement with Alibaba Cloud to embed its translation services in the company’s technology.

At face value, it might look like its services are used to improve translation quality, but in reality they are also used to build other products, including products connected to national security work.

One is, of course, inevitably up against the problem of translation when speaking of names.

The translation agency only advertises for girls with “no complexes”: code for being prepared to bed the client.

A look at the new translation of the works of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.

Translation: What plays to the base is not what plays to the middle.

CNN did the helpful translation for us, though: Duck Dynasty was simply too profitable for A&E to halt filming.

In the following words, the vowels have no figure value, hence in translation are never counted.

Christopher Smart, an English poet and miscellaneous writer, died; known by a popular translation of Horace.

His sayings come to us through several hands, and through more than one translation.

Messrs. Thomas Nelson and Sons have generously co-operated in permitting the use of the best translation.

The translation should be compared with the original F. text, as given below it.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to translation, such as: adaptation, explanation, reading, rendering, rendition, and transcription.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.