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From a translation agency to a Translation Service Provider

Translation centre, translation agency, LSP, TSP or translation company? A “translation centre” from the Latin centrum and from the Greek κέντρον is probably one of the first names adopted by teams of professionals working in the translation field. The name, broadly used in the 1960s and ’70s, and still widespread today especially in France (“centre”), lost [...]

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Experiences in translation: What is translating all about?

Experiences in translation: What is translating all about? A translator must take into account rules that are not strictly linguistic but, broadly speaking, cultural. The words coffee, café, and caffé can be considered as reasonable synonyms when they refer to a certain plant. Nevertheless, the expressions ‘donnez-moi un café,’ ‘give me a coffee’ and ‘mia [...]

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Technical and scientific translation and language

Is the language of technical and scientific translation isomorphic? A technical or scientific text involves the use of specific terminology, thus focusing on denotation rather than connotation. Technical and scientific terminology is not influenced by phenomena related to the natural development of languages, but changes only according to progress and new technologies, i.e. it is updated [...]

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