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interpretation

in·ter·pre·ta·tion

interpretation

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn tuhr pr teI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of explaining or understanding the meaning of something.
Her interpretation of the novel helped the class to recognize the greatness of the author's imagination.
similar words:
explanation
definition 2: showing the meaning of music, drama, or something similar through performance.
Their performance was a beautiful interpretation of a ballet I'd seen many times.
similar words:
version