Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) An interpretation is one meaning that something might have, or one way that one person understands something. (noun) An interpretation is an attempt to understand something.

Examples: (noun) The hospital offers interpretation services between English and French, Spanish, and Punjabi. (noun) One interpretation of the poem “Cross” by Langston Hughes is that “Cross” symbolizes the speaker’s mixed race. (noun) Weather forecasters use a lot of data, but the interpretation of the data is very difficult.

Synonyms: nouns: understanding, analysis.

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