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The concept of ‘Adaptation’ in translation

Adaptation is a free form of translation technique. It has been used for centuries especially during the 17th and the 18th centuries.  What is Adaptation? Two French linguists, Jean-Paul Vinay and Jean Darbelnet, defined adaptation in the year 1958, as a procedure which can be used whenever the context referred to in the original text […]

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