Interpreter vs Mediator - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between interpreter and mediator

is that interpreter is one who listens to a speaker in one language and relates that utterance to the audience in a different language contrasted with translator while mediator is one who negotiates between parties seeking mutual agreement.

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interpreter

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who listens to a speaker in one language and relates that utterance to the audience in a different language. Contrasted with translator.
  • A Japanese man who is tried before a German court is assisted by an interpreter in making oral statements.
  • (figuratively) One who explains something, such as an art exhibit.
  • (computing) A program which executes another program written in a programming language other than machine code.
  • Programs written in the BASIC language are usually run through an interpreter , though some can be compiled.

    Derived terms

    * terp * parts interpreter

    Coordinate terms

    * (in computing): compiler

    Anagrams

    * ----

    mediator

    English

    Alternative forms

    * mediatour (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who negotiates between parties seeking mutual agreement
  • Synonyms

    * negotiator