Why Use Parallel Texts?

Parallel texts can be a valuable source of terminology as they provide not only translations of terms but also the exact context in which the terms are used.

Dictionaries provide many possible translations for the same term:

... leaving you with the task of choosing the correct translation, whereas parallel texts provide you with a specific translation in a specific context.

Resort to parallel texts when your general or technical dictionary is of little or no help: Parallel texts are useful for finding translations of general words and expressions, set phrases and technical terms alike.


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