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English definition of “decipher”

decipher

verb [T]     /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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