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Interpreters understand and convert spoken communication from one language to another. They retain considerable amounts of information, often with the aid of note-taking, and communicate it immediately after whilst keeping the nuances and stress of the message in the recipient language.

Alternative Labels

advocate interpreter

bilateral interpreter

bilingual health advocate

business interpreter

community interpreter

conference interpreter

consecutive interpreter

court interpreter

guide interpreter


medical interpreter

police interpreter

public service interpreter

remote interpreter

simultaneous interpreter

social interpreter

sworn interpreter

telephone interpreter

television interpreter

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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