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Portuguese translations by specialised Portuguese translators (native speakers)

Our quality – your assurance

From order to delivery, we at ConText® translation agency use proprietary project management software based on ISO 9002, DIN 2345 and European industry organisation EUATC standards. All of our translations comply with the European EN 15038 standard in completeness and form.

Our specialist Portuguese translators transfer all of the content while preserving the sense of the original and keeping the style appropriate to the translation’s target audience, giving you an accurate and authentic translation that looks like an original.

Modern technology also allows us to leverage previously verified sentences while keeping the technical terminology consistent in translation, giving our Portuguese translations at ConText® a consistent writing style. Our translators integrate your terminology requirements, comments and corrections in databases for further use in every project.

Our areas of expertise: IT, business, law, IT, banking, construction, architecture, chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, pharmaceuticals, marketing, communication, advertising. Quality assurance included.

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The Portuguese language – characteristics and spread

Portuguese is a Romance language and a member of the Indo-European family of languages; Portuguese is also an Ibero-Romance language alongside Spanish, Catalan and other languages on the Iberian peninsula. Portuguese is spoken by about 190 million native speakers, with an additional ten million that speak Portuguese as a second language.

Portuguese spread around the world in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries as Portugal was building an empire that mostly survived up to the year 1975, an empire encompassing Brazil, parts of Africa and Macau in China until 1999. As a result, Portuguese is still the official language in several independent states, and is also learned and spoken by many as a second language.

There are around twenty creoles predominantly based on Portuguese in addition to the standard language. Portuguese has become a major minority language in several countries of Western Europe and North America over the last few decades due to emigration from Portugal.