Definition of 'interpretation'
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Two doctors hurling different interpretations of the same data at one another leaves none of us any the wiser. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So the interpretation is perhaps different in England? Times, Sunday Times (2017)The change itself admits of different interpretations. The Origins of Economic Inequality between Nations: A critique of Western theories on development and underdevelopment (1990)Two dynamics are often overlooked in contemporary biblical interpretations. Christianity Today (2000)One of the defects was a defect of explanation or interpretation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are no points for artistic interpretation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Two influential interpretations in particular should be avoided. Choice, Rationality, and Social Theory (1988)What matters as much as the actual figures is the interpretation put on them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The previous interpretation of the law was fairly easy to follow. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It must be an urgent and original interpretation of the world we live in today. Times, Sunday Times (2008)People have different interpretations on both sides. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first is the problem of biblical interpretation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The economic interpretation of the law of supply and demand was not final. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Hard on the heels of the first maps were furious geological rows about the interpretation of particular features. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Although given she is nine it seems unbelievable and disturbing anyone could put such an interpretation on it. The Sun (2015)They also form a challenge to the ingenuity of those who resent the limitation of personal judgement and interpretation that is involved. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)He's read up on previous interpretations of the role. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The scientific revolution also had its corrosive impact on a literal interpretation of the Bible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Not all adaptations aim for such a fluid interpretation of their original: not all of them need to. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This painting plunges us into blocks of colour, and lets us get on with the task of working out our personal interpretations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet the result of that blunt thought was the most striking interpretation of the role seen on the British stage in the past fifty years. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)He largely refused to offer explanations or interpretations of his films: when he did so, they were implausible. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
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Translations for 'interpretation'
British English: interpretation NOUN
An interpretation of something is an opinion about what it means.
The Opposition put a different interpretation on the figures.
Definition of interpretation from the Collins English Dictionary
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