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cryptanalyze

[ krip-tan-l-ahyz ]
/ kr瑟p藞t忙n l藢a瑟z /
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verb (used with object), crypt路an路a路lyzed, crypt路an路a路lyz路ing.
to study (a cryptogram) for the purpose of discovering the clear meaning; break (a code, cipher, etc.).
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Also especially British, crypt路an路a路lyse .

Origin of cryptanalyze

see origin at cryptanalysis, analyze
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