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interpret

verb uk   /ɪnˈtɜː.prɪt/ us    /-ˈtɝː-/

interpret verb (FIND MEANING)

C1 [T] to decide what the intended meaning of something is: It's difficult to interpret these statistics without knowing how they were obtained. A jury should not interpret the silence of a defendant as a sign of guilt.
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interpret verb (EXPRESS)

[T] to express your own ideas about the intended meaning of a play or a piece of music when performing it: If Shakespeare's plays are to reach a large audience they need to be interpreted in a modern style.

interpret verb (BETWEEN LANGUAGES)

B2 [I or T] to change what someone is saying into another language: We had to ask our guide to interpret for us.
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