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in·ter·pret·er / inˈtərpritər/ • n. a person who interprets, esp. one who translates speech orally. ∎  Comput. a program that can analyze and execute a program line by line.

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interpreter

interpreter A language processor that analyzes a line of code and then carries out the specified actions, rather than producing a machine-code translation to be executed later.

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