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Theoretical Basis for the Study of Legal Translation

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DOI: 10.23977/ESS2020015


Jun Song

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Jun Song


This paper provides a review of the functionalist translation theory as well as the literature in the specific field of legal translation. The purpose of doing so is to establish the theoretical basis for the study of legal translation by absorbing essence from earlier studies on the legal translation so as to build up a theoretical framework for legal translation.


Functionalism, Skopostheorie, Legal translation

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