translate

translate trans‧late [trænsˈleɪt, trænz-] verb
1. [transitive] FINANCE to change one currency into another:
translate something into/​to something

• A strong dollar reduces the value of overseas profits when they are translated back into dollars.

• The company sustained losses as revenue was translated from weak dollars to strong marks.

2. [intransitive, transitive] to change something from one form to another, especially to produce a final result:

• This task previously required an extra machine to translate computer files.

translate into

• £100m of private investment should translate into 5,000 new inner-city jobs.

• The production team translates the architect's specifications into high-quality systems.

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translate UK US /trænzˈleɪt/ verb
[I or T] to change something into a different form, or to be changed in this way: be translated into sth »

An organization's ""mission statement"" is typically translated into a set of goals and measures which are then passed down to individual departments.

translate into sth »

Higher R&D spending does not always translate into competitive advantage.

translate sth into sth »

The Purchase Funnel Assessment assesses how effectively a brand translates awareness into purchases and retention.

[I or T] to change the words of one language into the words in another language that have the same meaning: »

Finding interpreters who can translate directly from Estonian to Portuguese is almost impossible.

translate sth into sth »

You can't just translate an English website into Spanish and assume it will still be effective.

be translated into sth »

The book has been translated into more than twenty languages.

[T] FINANCE, ACCOUNTING if an amount in one currency is translated into another currency, its value is given in the other currency: be translated into sth »

Foreign income is translated into U.S. dollars at the average exchange rate for the tax year in which the transactions are conducted.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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