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

Translation management system

A translation management system (TMS) helps companies and language service providers (LSPs) to centralise and automate localisation projects and translation workflows. This is essential when projects involve multiple translation service providers, agencies, freelancers and larger language resources.

See also: InterTMS (the translation management system developed by intercontact), Language service provider (LSP), Plunet

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