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adjective coded pronunciation in British English /ˈkəʊdɪd/
  1. 1
    marked with letters or numbers that give information

    All the tickets are coded.

    1. a.
      marked with numbers or letters instead of a name

      Examiners only see coded scripts.

  2. 2
    written using a secret system of words or signs

    He had been sending coded messages to the enemy.

  3. 3
    expressed in an indirect way

    Her speech was a coded attack on the former leader.



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