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English definition of “reverse engineering”
› PRODUCTION, IT the process of studying another company's product to see how it is made, sometimes in order to be able to copy it: The software is then copied using a reverse engineering technique. The country's pharmaceutical industry now supplies sophisticated drugs at low prices, having mastered the techniques of reverse engineering. reverse engineer verb [T] › You must hereby agree not to copy, adapt, or reverse engineer any of the software.