Stanislavskiy Andrey Radievich
Ukrhydroproject PJSC
Translator, chief expert at marketing service. Initiator of publication and translator of a serices of American textbooks on various aspects of writing and related disciplines.

The article describes a fit-for-purpose principle, which can be found in foreign sources dealing with quality of translation. It analyzes how well defined and how universal this concept is and whether it can be adopted as a general criterion for “quality translation”, including in guidelines for domestic translators.

Keywords: economics, fit-for-purpose, fitness for purpose, quality of translation, translation

Category: Linguistics

Article reference:
Translation and Economics: Fit-for-Purpose Principle // Humanities scientific researches. 2014. № 1 [Electronic journal]. URL:

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