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Computer-Assisted Translation

  1. Keiran J. Dunne

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0178

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Dunne, K. J. 2012. Computer-Assisted Translation. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Computer-assisted translation (CAT), sometimes called computer-aided translation or machine-aided translation, is the process whereby a human translator is assisted by specialized software.


  • 20th century;
  • 21st century;
  • computer mediated communication;
  • translation