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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.

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