interpretive language


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interpretive language

[in′tər·prəd·iv ′laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
A computer programming language in which each instruction is immediately translated and acted upon by the computer, as opposed to a compiler which decodes a whole program before a single instruction can be executed. Also known as interpretive code.
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interpreted language

A programming language that requires an interpreter in the target computer for program execution. Contrast with native executable. See interpreter and interpreted.
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Several progressive BITs and IIAs include additional interpretive language defining the intended scope and meaning of BIT provisions.
Interpretive Language in National Treatment and MFN
The use of interpretive language in FET provisions often expressly directs tribunals to apply provisions in a manner that is the least restrictive of the host state's domestic policy space.
Only South Africa and other COMESA state have even considered adopting the SADC Model's fair administrative treatment requirements.188 Some of the interpretive language presented in the US Model, the TPP, and other progressive model BITs is becoming more commonly used.
In general, whether through preambular provisions, interpretive language, general exceptions clauses, other type of provision, states are increasingly seeking ways to maintain domestic policy space when engaging in IIAs.
Levenson ("Show Business: The Editor in the Theater") uses Romeo and Juliet as "an ideal test case" (249) to examine how effectively these two interpretive languages and methodologies might reinforce one another.
The MIPS32 4KSc smart card core accelerates the interpretation of Java Card byte codes and similar interpretive languages by the addition of a scaled, indexed 32-bit load instruction that is also part of the SmartMIPS architecture.

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