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Professional Machine Translation

Professional Machine Translation Tools – Examples of When and How to Use Them

These days, professional machine translation tools are a reality at good translation companies and they can help you in a variety of situations, saving both time and money. Here are some examples. Example 1: Multinational – 24 hours to the next team meeting Imagine you have to translate a report to use at tomorrow’s team […]

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machine translation

Five Ways Machine Translation Can Be of Help

Machine translation is a fact and it is here to stay, no doubt about it. It will be part of our future, just like AI, the IoT and so many other new things that seemed too futuristic just a few years ago. As a professional translation company, we cannot ignore this fact or pretend it […]

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Orders Translations

The Perfect Guide for Anyone Who Orders Translations

Check below the infographic: “The Perfect Guide for Anyone Who Orders Translations“: 1. Editable documents will shorten quoting time and reduce translation costs. 2. A well-written and well-organised original text will reduce costs, time and even room for errors. 3. Having an original text translated before it has been finalised will not save you time […]

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Letrário’s Interview with Mirjeta Koka-Schunk

Mira, as she likes to be called, was born and raised in Albania. As a young woman Mira started to work for a German microfinance consulting and investment company. She then worked in various countries in Africa and Asia. Somewhere along the way, she married her husband Luis, a half German and half Spanish man. […]

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translation services

Five steps to assessing excellence in translation services

The ATC – Association of Translation Companies has recently renewed Letrário Translation Services’ membership. This prestigious and demanding association is, in turn, a member of the European Union of Associations of Translation Companies. Only companies that provide excellent translation services are accepted as members of this association. For a translation agency to be a member […]

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Armadilhas nos textos em português

10 pitfalls to watch out for when translating into Portuguese

Nobody can really say how they begin, but linguistic fashions catch on and become widespread in exactly the same way as those of clothing and accessories: suddenly everyone is saying or writing an expression without really thinking about what they are saying and without pondering the fact that what they are saying may not make […]

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We are all translators!

We are all translators at some point in our lives. We hope you have no doubts about this. If not, let’s see. Whenever we travel and have to communicate with people who speak a language different than our own, we are naturally translating, being translators. This is a subconscious process when we speak the other […]

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portuguese_language

Letrário’s Interview with | Samuel Martins

Samuel Martins is Deputy Director – Strategy, Planning & Management at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – U.S.A.   How do you think people see you, as a Portuguese person, both at work and in various social settings? Do you think there is a preconceived idea about Portuguese people in the United States? And do […]

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translation, editing and localisation

What are the differences between translation, editing and localisation?

There are differences between translation, editing and localisation that everyone should be aware of; on the one hand, for the sake of faster and simpler communication between the person ordering the job and the person doing it; and, on the other, to avoid misunderstandings due to unrealistic expectations. Translation A translator’s job is to transfer […]

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Portuguese translator

What to look for on a Portuguese translator?

Portuguese is the sixth-most-spoken language in the world, so it is not surprising that it is also one of the languages most often translated from and into. An ever-increasing number of people and companies need to have documents translated from and into Portuguese, which is why we wanted to write this post to help you […]

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