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Deleting a Translation Memory Entry


Deleting Translation Memory entries is a feature only available on the Growth plan and up. Only Admins and Project Maintainers can delete entries from TM.

When you no longer want a translation to show up as a suggestion in the Translation Memory – for example, when a word or phrase is poorly translated – you can remove it from the TM all together. There are a few ways to do this.

Deleting TM entries through the Translation Editor

To delete a TM entry inside the Editor:

  • From inside the Editor, navigate to the TM suggestion you want to delete.

  • Click the x next to the suggestion.


  • In the popup, press Yes to confirm you want to delete the entry.

Deleting TM entries through your project settings

Another way to delete a TM entry is from your project settings. There, you'll be able to search for a term in your source language and see every source string that contains that term along with the corresponding translation.

To do this:

  • From the Dashboard, click on the project that has the TM you want to clean up.

  • Click on Settings.

  • In the submenu, click on Workflow.

  • In the Translation Memory Actions section, click the Search and remove strings from TM... link.

  • In the popup, pick from the TM language dropdown the language of the TM entry you want to remove. If, for instance, there was a TM suggestion in French you'd like to delete, select French in the dropdown.

  • To look up specific TM entries, type in a search term in your source language and press the Return key. You'll see a list of translation memory entries for your search term. For example, if you typed "Password” as a search term, you'd see every French translation for a string containing the word "Password.”


  • Click the Remove icon remove-icon.png#asset:3467 next to the suggestion you want to remove.

  • Click the Remove button to confirm that you want to delete the entry.