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What is it?

A collection (usually electronic) of texts in two languages that can be considered translations of each other and that are aligned at the sentence or paragraph level.

Why is it important?

A bitext is one of the most basic results of translation. It can be used in the language industry for training, revision, and quality control. Bitexts also serve as training data for statistical machine translation.

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