translator

[ trans-ley-ter, tranz-, trans-ley-ter, tranz- ]
/ trænsˈleɪ tər, trænz-, ˈtræns leɪ tər, ˈtrænz- /

noun

Also trans·lat·er . a person who translates.
Television. a relay station that receives programming on one frequency and rebroadcasts it at another frequency for improved local reception.

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Origin of translator

1350–1400; Middle English translatour (<Middle French ) <Late Latin translātor (Latin: “one who transfers a thing”); see translate, -tor
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British Dictionary definitions for translator

translator
/ (trænsˈleɪtə, trænz-) /

noun

a person or machine that translates speech or writing
radio a relay transmitter that retransmits a signal on a carrier frequency different from that on which it was received
computing a computer program that converts a program from one language to another

Derived forms of translator

translatorial, adjective
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