Definition of retranslation in English:



See retranslate

‘A considerable number of Bentham's published works are retranslations of Dumont.’
  • ‘‘The new term is a retranslation of ‘schizophrenia’ into the Japanese language and does not make any substantial change in the original concept of the illness,’ says Kim.’
  • ‘For those seeking to relate Christianity to the unfolding story of the universe and the development of life, thought, and human culture on the planet Earth, this retranslation of Pierre Teilhard's classic work is a welcome addition.’
  • ‘A lot of the impetus for the growth of publishing at that time came from the retranslation and republication of canonical works; in 1950, Aristotle's Ethics was on the U.S. bestseller list.’
  • ‘It's been drawn to our attention that this translation is in fact a retranslation of an original English language piece by Matt Berger, which you can find here.’



/ˌrēˌtranzˈlāSH(ə)n/ /ˌriˌtrænzˈleɪʃ(ə)n/