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Norms of Translation

  1. Theo Hermans

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0873

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Hermans, T. 2012. Norms of Translation. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


If we assume that translation serves a communicative purpose, some degree of coordination between the participants in the process—sender and receiver, ego and alter—will be necessary.


  • intercultural communication;
  • interpretation;
  • translation