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When a parent-subsidiary relationship exists between two companies in different countries using different currencies, the act or practice of changing the financial statements of the subsidiary to conform to the accounting standards of the parent's country, as well as re-denominating the subsidiary's currency into the parent's currency. According to the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States, the translation of a foreign currency to U.S. dollars must be accurate as of the date on the financial statement. If there have been substantial changes to the exchange rate since that date, the consolidated financial statement must note this.
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The expression of amounts denominated in one currency in terms of another currency by using the rate at which two currencies are exchanged. For example, a firm with foreign operations might express sales made in German marks in terms of U.S. dollars. Also called foreign currency translation.
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Jews in the Canary Islands, translated from the Spanish and edited with an introduction and notes by Lucien Wolf.
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1690 adopts an alternative approach, under which foreign taxes would be translated at the average exchange rate in effect for the year that the foreign taxes accrue for FTC purposes.
THE FRENCH L'HOMME OR LES HOMMES, when referring to individuals of both sexes or to humanity as a whole, can--as in English--be translated inclusively with the words or phrases "humanity," "human beings," "people," "the human race," "men and women," "the world," or "the human person." They can also be translated exclusively as "man" or "mankind." Unlike French or English, the languages of Latin, German, and Spanish, for instance, distinguish sharply between a male person and collective humanity.
The system determined which language was spoken, translated the sentence into the other language, and "spoke" the new sentence, typically taking less than two seconds to complete the process.
"I translated The Waste Land into Arabic for the fifth time because there were defects in the translation.
Other books featured on this year's shortlist included Death in Danzig by Stefan Chwin, translated by Philip Boehm; Imago by Eva-Marie Liffner, translated by Sylvester Mazzarella; and Judas Iscariot and Other Poems by Knut Odergard, translated by Brian McNeil.
Pasolini uses the interlinear sequence of translated words from Matthew's gospel as a matrix in which to distribute diegetic elements of the story.