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Noun: interpreter  in'tur-pri-tu(r)
  1. Someone who mediates between speakers of different languages
    - translator
  2. Someone who uses art to represent something
    "his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature"; "she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles"
  3. An advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
    - spokesperson, representative, voice
  4. (computing) a program that translates and executes source language statements one line at a time
    - interpretive program

Derived forms: interpreters

Type of: advocate, advocator, computer program, computer programme [Brit], exponent, go-between, individual, intercessor, intermediary, intermediate, intermediator, mediator, mortal, person, program, programme [Brit, Cdn], proponent, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Interpreter