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Show word definition together with translation if a definition dictionary is available
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It may be useful for the translator to see a definition of a word in the same language and not only the translation to another language.


As a translator, I can see a dictionary definition of a word in addition to the translation to another language, so that I'll be sure that I understand the word correctly.

Acceptance Criteria

  • If a defining dictionary is available:
  • Show a definition above (XXX: or below?) the translation.
  • Show a separate card for each different definition (XXX: details needed).
  • If a defining dictionary is available, show a translation and don't show definitions.

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Amire80 raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Feb 20 2015, 4:20 PM
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Amire80 lowered the priority of this task from Medium to Low.Jul 3 2015, 2:42 PM
Amire80 edited projects, added ContentTranslation-Release6; removed Language-Team.
Amire80 moved this task from Backlog to Dictionaries on the ContentTranslation-Release6 board.
Amire80 moved this task from Needs Triage to CX6 on the ContentTranslation board.Jul 3 2015, 2:45 PM
Pginer-WMF moved this task from CX6 to CX7 on the ContentTranslation board.Jul 21 2015, 4:23 PM
Amire80 added a project: good first task.

Once we have a dictionary that actually provides definitions, it should be rather good first task, because we already have an element to hold this.

Arrbee moved this task from Bugs to Check & Move on the ContentTranslation board.Mon, Nov 11, 8:23 AM
Pginer-WMF closed this task as Declined.Mon, Nov 11, 8:46 AM
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The new version of Content translation does not include dictionary support. Once we plan for dictionary support in the future, specific requirements will be defined.