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English definition of “decipher”


verb [T] uk   /dɪˈsaɪ.fər/ us    /-fɚ/
to discover the meaning of something written badly or in a difficult or hidden way: Can you decipher the writing on this envelope?Codes and decodingSigns, signals and symbols
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