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Not All Spanish is the Same

Medical Pharmaceutical Translations • May 26, 2014 12:00:00 AM

While Spanish is the most translated language in the United States, these translations are often fraught with errors because translators are not fully accounting for the wide range of usage and vocabulary differences that due to the regional differences in the language.  While over 300 million people speak Spanish, regional and local usage variations have created translation difficulties for those trying to create one version of their Spanish documents for global use.  In a nutshell, Spanish is not all the same and, depending on the nature of your documents, there are some real localization requirements.  And nowhere else is this issue more pronounced than in the United States, where not only are there speakers from all countries, but also the US Spanish variant has taken on a life of its own.

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