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Noun: interpretation  in,tur-pri'tey-shun
  1. A mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
    - reading, version
  2. The act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
    "her interpretation of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving";
    - rendition, rendering
  3. An explanation that results from interpreting something
    "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
  4. An explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    "the edict was subject to many interpretations";
    - interpreting, rendition, rendering

Derived forms: interpretations

Type of: account, explanation, internal representation, mental representation, performance, representation

Encyclopedia: Interpretation