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English definition of “encrypt”

encrypt

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪnˈkrɪpt/
to change electronic information into a secret system of letters, numbers, or symbols: The email is encrypted, so you need to enter a password to read it.Codes and decodingSigns, signals and symbolsOperating computers
encryption noun [U]
(Definition of encrypt from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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