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Translation of Press Releases

The purpose of a press release is to share information. Traditionally, it was an official statement issued to newspapers giving information on a specific matter but, with new forms of media, a press release is now more commonly via news sites on the world wide web. Considering that matters are increasingly global and that only 20% of the world speaks English (the figure drops for printed media), is it not odd that so many press releases are not translated? Even within a country, more than one language might be prominent and in these cases, even a press release for a Read the Rest…

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April 15, 2019 | Business Translation | No Comments »

Confidential Translation

What is the difference between a confidential translation and a non-confidential translation? All translations are confidential unless permission has been specifically granted to disclose information about the translation and/or client. The information that can be disclosed is then specific. Unless given specific approval (preferable in writing) the following information should be kept confidential: 1) The source document and the translation. 2) Any reference material 3) The translators involvement with the clients translations. 4) The translators involvements with the translation agency that employs their services. 5) Any details found with the documents. 6) Any details discovered through the translators involvement with Read the Rest…

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June 18, 2018 | Business Translation | No Comments »

Translation is a Bitch!

Translation seems an easy topic to the outsider, but there are so many things to consider that require training, experience and further questions if the translator wishes to deliver an accurate translation. This is especially so as the language morphs over time. Today’s example will be the word ‘Bitch’. Traditionally this meant the female gender of a dog, wolf, fox or otter. However, without listing them, this word can now mean many more things and so the context is extremely important. (Note: We do not approve of all of the uses of this term, but accurate translation requires maintaining the Read the Rest…

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June 7, 2018 | Business Translation | No Comments »