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noun [countable/uncountable] interpretation pronunciation in British English /ɪnˌtɜː(r)prɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    an explanation of the meaning or importance of something
    interpretation of: The Catholic interpretation of the Bible is slightly different.
    put an interpretation on something: It must have looked suspicious – I wonder what sort of interpretation he put on it.
  2. 2
    a way of performing a piece of music, a part in a play etc that shows how you understand it and feel about it
    interpretation of: He was best known for his interpretation of folk music.

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