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English definition of “decrypt”

decrypt

verb [T]     /dɪˈkrɪpt/
IT to change electronic information that was written in code (= a system of letters , numbers , or symbols ) back into a form that you can understand and use normally : The main element of the new software is the creation of a pair of numbers that work like keys to encrypt or decrypt data . → Compare encrypt
decryption noun [C or U]
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