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Linguistic Differences Between Legal and Medical Translation

  title={Linguistic Differences Between Legal and Medical Translation},
  author={Naomi N. James and Sutcliffe de Moraes},
All technical translation, defined here as non-literary translation, requires the translator to have some knowledge of the subject area being translated. Assuming that the translator has this basic knowledge of the area, not all areas are created equally. In this article I discuss a difficulty particular to medical translation, namely register, and the problems it entails. I then discuss legal translation and the complications caused due to lack of equivalence between the underlying legal… 


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