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English definition of “interpret”

interpret

verb
 
 
/ɪnˈtɜːprɪt/
EXPLAIN [T] to explain or decide what you think a particular phrase, performance, action, etc means: His comments were interpreted as an attack on the government.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
CHANGE LANGUAGE [I, T] B2 to change what someone has said into another language: We had to ask the guide to interpret for us.Using other languages
(Definition of interpret from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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