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Translation unit
also called Compilation unit

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  1. a segment of a text which the translator treats as a single cognitive unit for the purposes of establishing an equivalence

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 3, 2009
  2. a term from the field of translation

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  3. may be a single word, or it may be a phrase, one or more sentences, or even a larger unit

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  4. When a translator segments a text into translation units, the larger these units are, the better chance there is of obtaining an idiomatic translation

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  5. This is true not only of human translation, but also in cases where human translators use computer-assisted translation, such as translation memories, and also when translations are performed by machine translation systems

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