Social intersystemic interaction is carried out through a range of contactsmilitary, diplomatic, trade, or cultural relations. All of them, to this or that extent, at this or that point, involve translation as a mediatory mechanism which allows the target system to make sense of what is offered by the party interacting with it. It is crucial, therefore, to ‘locate’ translation in society and study in detail its role of a boundary phenomenon. In order to do this, we should pay more attention to the systemic boundary.