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Difficulties of Post-editing on the Translation of Power Company Qualifications

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DOI: 10.23977/langl.2021.41006 | Downloads: 16 | Views: 1016


Xinyu Yang 1


1 School of Foreign Language, North China Electric Power University, Baoding, Hebei, 071000, China

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Xinyu Yang


With the burgeoning development of economic globalization, China has increased its ties with the world after proposing the going-global strategy, which has encouraged numerous companies to seek opportunities in the international arena. Electric companies are among them. Based on a project in translating the qualification of an electric company, founded in Baoding, Hebei province, this paper investigates the common errors faced by translators during post-editing. The limitation of Machine Translation requires translators’ to possess critical thinking in distinguishing errors of terminologies and collocations. The paper concludes that despite the helpful role Machine Translation plays in translating technical texts, translators still have to value day-to-day accumulation.


machine translation, translation in electricity settings, post-editing, multilingual communication


Xinyu Yang. Difficulties of Post-editing on the Translation of Power Company Qualifications. Lecture Notes on Language and Literature (2021) 4: 39-42. DOI:


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