M.R Nababan



Declarative knowledge is a belief system of translators which underlies the prac- tices of translating. It guides translators in decision-making process in an interlingual communication. Exploited simultaneously and effectively with operative knowl- edge it results in the production of a quality. In some cases, as evidenced in process- oriented studies, there is a gap between the two to the extent that what translators know and believe about translation does not match what they do in practices.


Key  words:  Declarative  knowledge,  translation,  and  competence.

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