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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.

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One man at length made his appearance on the deck, and was recognized by the interpreter as Mr.
The interpreter was permitted to converse with them.
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Indeed, so distorted were their features that, save for his black beard and stout figure, we might have failed to recognize in one of them the Greek interpreter who had parted from us only a few hours before at the Diogenes Club.
He had been taken swiftly to Beckenham, and had acted as interpreter in a second interview, even more dramatic than the first, in which the two Englishmen had menaced their prisoner with instant death if he did not comply with their demands.
And this was the singular case of the Grecian Interpreter, the explanation of which is still involved in some mystery.
The BSL interpreter had operated in the area for more than 20 years and no replacement has yet been brought in by the council, leaving those reliant on BSL unable to communicate in key situations, including GP appointments.
Julianna Leith, of Fort Mitchell, is an educational interpreter for Boone County Schools.
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Only when an interpreter with one of those designations was unavailable could an "undesignated interpreter" be used.

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