Technical glossary

Technical glossary of translation terms

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.

Localisation

Localisation involves adapting and translating content (text, processes, product and service descriptions and communication, as well as software, books, films and websites) for a specific region. The content is changed so that it matches the language requirements, expectations and culture that are common to the target area.

Learn more about: the meaning behind the terms localisation

Synonyms: Localization

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