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Other Interpreter Definition

[n] (computer science) a program that translates and executes source language statements one line at a time
[n] someone who mediates between speakers of different languages
[n] someone who uses art to represent something; "his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature"; "she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles"
[n] an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"

Misc. Definitions

\In*ter"pret*er\, n. [Cf. OF. entrepreteur, L. interpretator.] One who or that which interprets, explains, or expounds; a translator; especially, a person who translates orally between two parties. We think most men's actions to be the interpreters of their thoughts. --Locke.

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