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interpretation

noun [C or U] uk   /ɪnˌtɜː.prɪˈteɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌtɝː.prɪˈt̬eɪ-/

interpretation noun [C or U] (EXPLANATION)

C2 an explanation or opinion of what something means: The dispute is based on two widely differing interpretations of the law. The rules are vague and open to interpretation. It is difficult for many people to accept a literal interpretation of the Bible.
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interpretation noun [C or U] (WAY OF PERFORMING)

C2 a particular way of performing a piece of music, a part in a play, etc.: Her interpretation of Juliet was one of the best performances I have ever seen.
Translations of “interpretation”
in Korean 통역…
in Arabic تَفْسير, تَرْجَمة…
in Portuguese interpretação…
in Catalan interpretació…
in Japanese 解釈…
in Italian interpretazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解釋, 解釋,闡釋, 理解…
in Russian толкование, трактовка, интерпретация…
in Turkish yorum, tefsir, (oyun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解释, 解释,阐释, 理解…
in Polish interpretacja…
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