Technical glossary

Technical glossary of translation terms

Technical glossary

Occasionally, you’ll come across some unfamiliar terms on the intercontact website or when talking to people in the localisation and translation industry. You’ll find many of these terms listed here with short explanations.

Technical glossary

DIN ISO 17100

The international quality standard, DIN ISO 17100, specifies the requirements for all aspects of the translation process that affect the quality and provision of translation services. Staff competencies, core processes, resources (e.g. CAT tools) and information security are defined and adhered to by certified translation agencies.

Achieving this certification means a company is highly committed to meeting client and industry requirements.

You can purchase the DIN ISO 17100 standard at the following link:

See also: CAT tool

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