Translation and editing: a study of editorial treatment of nominalisations in draft translations

  title={Translation and editing: a study of editorial treatment of nominalisations in draft translations},
  author={Mario Bisiada},
  pages={24 - 38}
  • Mario Bisiada
  • Published 2 January 2018
  • Computer Science
  • Perspectives
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