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"decode" in British English

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decodeverb

uk   /diːˈkəʊd/  us   /-ˈkoʊd/
[T] to ​discover the ​meaning of ​information given in a ​secret or ​complicated way: Decoding the ​paintings is not ​difficultonce you ​know what the ​componentpartssymbolize.
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[I or T] specialized language to ​understand the ​meaning of a word or phrase in a ​foreignlanguage in the ​correct way: Grammatical ​informationhelpslearners to decode ​sentences.
(Definition of decode from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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decodeverb [T]

 us   /diˈkoʊd/
to ​discover the ​meaning of ​information given in a ​secret or ​complicated way: Scientists are decoding the ​geneticsequences in ​DNA.
(Definition of decode from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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