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in tur pri tay shuhn

  • n  a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
  • n  the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
  • n  an explanation that results from interpreting something
    the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence
  • n  an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    the edict was subject to many interpretations

  • Any contrary interpretation is "an utter distortion of American history and law.
  • Any contrary interpretation is "an utter distortion of American history and law.
  • However, such a contentious reading of the 87-line tablet depends on creative interpretation of a smudged passage, making it the latest entry in the wouldacouldashoulda category .
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  • Bill Belichick in
    Earlier this week I spoke with commissioner Goodell about a videotaping procedure during last Sunday's game and my interpretation of the rules,Belichick said in a statement posted on the team's Web site. "At this point, we have not been...
  • Elena Kagan in The Associated Press
    I don't particularly think that the term is apt,Kagan told Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, adding that she especially didn't like what people associated it with — "a kind of loosey-goosey style of interpretation in which anything goes."
  • Ehud Barak in Guardian Unlimited
    However, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, speaking to The Associated Press on the sidelines of the Davos Economic Forum in Switzerland, said he didn't want to "go too far in my interpretation of this."

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