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A compiler works a lot like a translator for computers. It takes the language that code is written in and converts it to a different language. Most of the time this means translating a high level (think coding) language into a machine language. Check out chapter one page 6!

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It translates a computer program from a high level language to a machine language. eg binary

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It translates a programming language to binary language (simple computer language)

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