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verb interpret pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈtɜː(r)prɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyinterpret
he/she/itinterprets
present participleinterpreting
past tenseinterpreted
past participleinterpreted
  1. 2
    [transitive] to understand an action, situation etc in a particular way

    This move was interpreted in two ways.

    interpret something as something:

    Political apathy can be interpreted as a sign of satisfaction with the current government.

  2. 3
    [transitive] to explain the meaning of something

    We’ll need some help to interpret all this data.

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