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You often will not have any trouble finding English versions of EU materials since English is one of the official languages of the European Union. The EU currently has 24 official and working languages. The reason for this is that the EU believes that all EU Citizens have the right to access EU documents in the official language(s) of the Commission. Since the various members have different official languages in their own countries, this had necessitated providing translations of materials into many different languages. However, if there is a circumstance where translation is required, you can use some of the tools listed in order to understand the documents.
Babylon Free Online Translation
Allows translation between several languages. The database has over 1700 dictionaries, glossaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, and lexicons in more than 77 different languages.
Provides translation between several different languages. Also provides several foreign language dictionaries. Has a text to speech tool that recognizes a variety of languages, voices, and dialects. Im translator that can translate several languages to English.
You can cut and paste text into the first box and see it translated into English or another language in the second box. You can also paste the URL for a webpage and have that page translated. Keep in mind that if you want to click through to another webpage, you should enter the URL to that page separately in order to have it translated. Google translate also offers the ability to upload a document and have it translated.
Online translation in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic, Hebrew, and Japanese. Also provides an online dictionary.