machine translation

[ muh-sheentrans-ley-shuhn, tranz‐ ]

nounDigital Technology.
  1. the process of translating text or speech from one natural language to another by means of a computer.

  2. a translation produced by a computer: software for accurate machine translations.

Origin of machine translation

First recorded in 1950–55

Words Nearby machine translation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for machine translation

machine translation

  1. the production of text in one natural language from that in another by means of computer procedures

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