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TRANSLA'TION, noun [Latin translatio.]

1. The act of removing or conveying from one place to another; removal; as the translation of a disease from the foot to the breast.

2. The removal of a bishop from one see to another.

3. The removal of a person to heaven without subjecting him to death.

4. The act of turning into another language; interpretation; as the translation of Virgil or Homer.

5. That which is produced by turning into another language; a version. We have a good translation of the Scriptures.