- One who listens to a speaker in one language and relates that utterance to the audience in a different language. Contrasted with translator.
Etymology: to interpret + -er
- Wei Li had to interpret the whole speech, and they didn't even give her any study materials beforehand.
- (figurative) One who explains something, such as an art exhibit.
- (computing) A program which executes another program written in a programming language other than machine code.
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