the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text

a secret key or password is required for decryption

Syn: ↑decoding, ↑decipherment
Derivationally related forms: ↑decipher (for: ↑decipherment), ↑decrypt, ↑decode (for: ↑decoding)
Hypernyms: ↑cryptography, ↑coding, ↑secret writing, ↑steganography
Hyponyms: ↑decompression

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