interpreting

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interpreting

The conversion of one spoken language into another either by an untrained person (e.g., a friend or family member) or a trained interpreter, to facilitate communication between people who do not share a common language.

Local health and social care agencies in the UK have links with interpreting and translating services.
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Wales' police forces argue that delivering meeting the standards set by the commissioner would require them to "change their physical infrastructure, procure a new IT system" and "tender for a simultaneous translation service".
Nevertheless, Haroutiunyan promised Kokobelyan to ensure simultaneous translation of his speech at the meeting.
"The simultaneous translation of council meetings is something that did not happen under previous administrations and underlines our determination to help the Welsh language to flourish."
The council quickly adopted a policy of simultaneous translation in all meetings, including committees.
January's show will also have a new lecture programme, where latest technologies and marketing concepts are explained--with a simultaneous translation in English, a feature that was introduced at this year's event.
More than 400 people, including the suspects" relatives, witnessed the proceedings, which were carried out in the Uygur language with simultaneous translation into Mandarin.
" Simultaneous translation is done very efficiently in Parliament, but there is a difference between hearing the original and the translation.
Charles Cannon, MP for Iles-de-la-Madeleine, was among the supporters: "If simultaneous translation has proved satisfactory to the great majority of delegates at the United Nations, I believe it would be easier to introduce this system here, where we only have two official languages." Alexis Caron, MP for Hull, took the opposite view, fearing that parliamentarians would stop trying to learn the other official language.
The judge, Lord Bracadale, told the jury: "On Wednesday, a difficulty arose because the accused refused to wear his headphones to receive the simultaneous translation.
The play, which will be followed by an open discussion with the audience, will be in English with visual simultaneous translation to Arabic.
Chalmin, who presented the first ever simultaneous translation of the 662-page volume into English, listed price shocks on a range of markets from energy, precious metals to food.
The Supreme Court yesterday proposed that the case could be adjourned to allow MacCarthaigh make a fresh application to the Circuit Criminal Court for simultaneous translation of the proceedings at his trial.

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