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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • "Yes," looked the invalid, his eye beaming with delight at the ready interpretation of his meaning.
  • You accept this young lady as your interpreter, M. Noirtier?

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  • A telegraphic signal, improperly interpreted, owing to the fog, was the cause of this error.
  • The first thing necessary to render an act valid is, that the notary should be thoroughly convinced that he has faithfully interpreted the will and wishes of the person dictating the act.
  • I will repeat them, then; and since he has chosen me as his interpreter, I will be faithful to the trust, and will not alter a word of his intentions.
  • Signor Pastrini interpreted the question and answer, and the horses galloped off.
  • It had been supposed some of the papers might be in the Arabian, Romaic, or Turkish language, and the interpreter of the House was in attendance.
  • "Come, magistrate," said M. d’Avrigny, "show yourself a man; as an interpreter of the law, do honor to your profession by sacrificing your selfish interests to it."
  • "Yes," said the procureur, "and I think the will promises to be yet more extraordinary, for I cannot see how it is to be drawn up without the intervention of Valentine, and she may, perhaps, be considered as too much interested in its contents to allow of her being a suitable interpreter of the obscure and ill-defined wishes of her grandfather."
  • …Faria, the worthy master of The Young Amelia (the name of the Genoese tartan) knew a smattering of all the tongues spoken on the shores of that large lake called the Mediterranean, from the Arabic to the Provencal, and this, while it spared him interpreters, persons always troublesome and frequently indiscreet, gave him great facilities of communication, either with the vessels he met at sea, with the small boats sailing along the coast, or with the people without name, country, or…

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  • Madame Danglars threw a rapid and inquiring glance which could only be interpreted by Monte Cristo, around the court-yard, over the peristyle, and across the front of the house, then, repressing a slight emotion, which must have been seen on her countenance if she had not kept her color, she ascended the steps, saying to Morrel, "Sir, if you were a friend of mine, I should ask you if you would sell your horse."

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as in: interpret Spanish to English Define
to translate words into spoken words of another language (This word is used in place of translate when the translation is done real-time, or on-the-fly, or immediately as needed.)
as in: her interpretation of the data Define
to understand or explain something in a particular way -- often the meaning or significance of something
as in: her musical interpretation Define
express personal artistic ideas or feelings while performing (or performing to) someone else's work
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