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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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If the interpreter interprets faithfully, the target audience from another culture who hold different attitude towards power distance may receive the message negatively, thus leading to unpleasant consequences.
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Do Christians who only hear the prophets interpreted through the lens of Christ miss out on learning the historical context?
As a teacher of introductory statistics, I was able to achieve many objectives in my classroom that day, by also incorporating how to apply and interpret other related concepts.
And although the criteria for selection may sometimes be less explicit than they were under colonial administration, there is reason to think that, with few exceptions, the major requirements remain vaguely the same: a good level of education with the European language as medium of instruction, a certain interest or knowledge of the subject field, a mastery of the indigenous language, and in some rare cases the capacity to translate or interpret (cf.
Beier, PricewaterhouseCoopers' Leader, National Technical Services, observes there is the potential for an investor to interpret a material weakness as casting a shadow over a company's entire system of internal control on financial reporting, when it may only be a single aspect of the system that resulted in the adverse opinion.
For instance, achieving informed consent for treatment is difficult when health care personnel cannot explain biological processes or treatment procedures in simplified language, and patients cannot interpret health information.
In 2001, Webb's group interpreted quasar spectra recorded at the Keck I telescope in Hawaii as evidence that alpha Was slightly smaller in the early universe than it is today (SN: 10/6/01, p.
For some reason, the system could not interpret the phrase "speak to a human being" well enough to transfer the caller to a live operator.
Placed in a life-threatening, rapidly developing situation, individuals with true expertise exhibit the capacity to assess the available cues, interpret events, and quickly reach a decision concerning an appropriate course of action.
There is literally no waiting /'or this particular CTPSS system to analyze and interpret the compressive load data captured by the sensing element.
But we certainly can select, interpret, and analyze the "news they need" from the mountains of chaff out there.