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English definition of “unscramble”

unscramble

verb [T] uk   /ʌnˈskræm.bl̩/ us  
to discover the meaning of information given in a secret or complicated way: You need a decoding device to unscramble some of the signals sent out by satellite and cable TV.
Synonym
Codes and decodingSigns, signals and symbols
(Definition of unscramble from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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