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04.02.2020

The Differences Between Translation & Interpreting

Translation and interpreting are such closely related linguistic fields that many people find hard to differentiate between them. Although they are very similar in their nature, each is a separate service - translation involves the written word, whereas interpreting involves the spoken word. If you’re unsure of how they differ from each other, this handy guide should make things a little clearer.

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