Medical Writing Regulatory Writing Basics Gained in Translation: Science at the multilingual crossroads
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Volume 23, Issue 2 - Regulatory Writing Basics

Gained in Translation: Science at the multilingual crossroads

Abstract

The concept of equivalence in translation has long been hotly debated. Thus, it has been argued that ‘equivalent’ means ‘virtually the same thing’ and that equivalence in translation is therefore an ‘illusion’. Alternatively, equivalence has been described as being ‘the conceptual basis of translation’ or as something ‘artificial, fictive, something that has to be produced on the level of translation itself’.

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