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tr.v. de·crypt·ed, de·crypt·ing, de·crypts
1. To decipher.
2. To decode.
n. (dē′krĭpt′)
A deciphered or decoded message.

[de- + -crypt (from cryptogram).]

de·cryp′tion n.
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Noun1.decryption - the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text; "a secret key or password is required for decryption"
coding, steganography, cryptography, secret writing - act of writing in code or cipher
decompression - restoring compressed information to its normal form for use or display
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