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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 making clear 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