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monoalphabetic substitution

[mon-oh-al-fuh-bet-ik, mon-oh-]
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noun Cryptography.
  1. a system of substitution that uses only one cipher alphabet in a cryptogram so that each plaintext letter is always represented by the same cipher.

Origin of monoalphabetic substitution

1935–40; mono- + alphabetic
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