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in·ter·pret / inˈtərprit/ • v. (-pret·ed , -pret·ing ) [tr.] 1. explain the meaning of (information, words, or actions): the evidence is difficult to interpret. ∎  [intr.] translate orally the words of another person speaking a different language: I agreed to interpret for Jean-Claude. ∎  perform (a dramatic role or piece of music) in a particular way that conveys one's understanding of the creator's ideas. 2. understand (an action, mood, or way of behaving) as having a particular meaning or significance: her self-confidence was often interpreted as brashness. DERIVATIVES: in·ter·pret·a·bil·i·ty / -ˌtərpritəˈbilitē/ n. in·ter·pret·a·ble adj. in·ter·pre·ta·tive / -ˌtātiv/ adj. in·ter·pre·ta·tive·ly / -ˌtātivlē/ adv. in·ter·pre·tive / -ˈtərpritiv/ adj. in·ter·pre·tive·ly / -ˈtərpritivlē/ adv.

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interpret XIV. — (O)F. interpréter or its source L. interpretārī explain, translate, f. interpres, -pret- agent, broker, translator, interpreter, f. INTER- + unkn. el.
Hence interpreter XIV. So interpretation XIV.