Retrieve a definition for foreign language phrases

This feature retrieves and displays definitions for selected foreign language words. These definitions may be retrieved from a local/personal glossary, a dictionary, or a collaborative knowledge base (such as Wikipedia). This feature would primarily be used to translate common foreign language phrases that appear in text that is primarily in another language.

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For people with cognitive, learning, and language disabilities or literacy problems, these definitions make it easier to read and understand pages that contain new or confusing foreign language phrases.

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Many translation services are available to define foreign language phrases. Some include:

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