Correct spelling, explanation: the word translator comes from the verb to translate, which appeared in the times of Middle English. The word itself comes from Latin forms transferre and translat, which meant carried across. Today, translator usually refers to a person or a language application.
Definition of translator:
1. noun – a profession in which a person changes words from one language into a different language;
If you need a good translation of this text, give it to a professional translator.
2. noun – a type of equipment or an application that changes the words in one language into a different language;
If I were you, I wouldn’t trust an electronic translator as it can make a lot of mistakes.
Collocations with translator:
Some common collocations with the word translator include: professional translator, freelance translator, electronic translator;
As a professional translator, you need to convey the message of the original text and not only translate word by word.
I’ve been working as a freelance translator for a few years now.
An electronic translator can help you, but it shouldn’t be your main source of information.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: a common mistake made by many English users is to spell the word translator as translater. The mistake is probably the consequence of the fact that the second syllable of the word translator is spelled the same way as the word later. The spelling of the two words, however, is different.
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