Interpreter

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INTERPRETER. One employed to make a translation. (q v.)
     2. An interpreter should be sworn before he translates the testimony of a witness. 4 Mass. 81; 5 Mass. 219; 2 Caines' Rep. 155.
     3. A person employed between an attorney and client to act as interpreter, is considered merely as the organ between them, and is not bound to testify as to what be has acquired in those confidential communications. 1 Pet. C. C. R.. 356; 4 Munf. R. 273; 1 Wend. R. 337. Vide Confidential Communications.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A first order language becomes an interpreted language by means of a function mapping its constants to the objects in the conceptual scheme, and its predicates to suitable intensional objects (and also interpreting the equality symbol, if the language has one, as identity).
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Those which are translated when they are executed are interpreted languages, and they require a program called an interpreter to be run.