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Linguists, rejoice! No more standing in front of your Spanish 101 class and accidentally making a very inappropriate statement about groceries because you used Google Translate to help you with your homework.

Previously, Translate used Phrase-Based Machine Translation (PBMT) which translated individual phrases within a sentence, and often produced choppy translations which were difficult to understand.

The new system, Neural Machine Translation (NMT), translates entire sentences at a time, rather than piece by piece.

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Currently, the new version of Translate works with English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Turkish. According to Google, these languages account for around 35% of all Translate queries. The company hopes to eventually expand the updated version of Translate to all 103 languages it supports.