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ciphony

[sahy-fuh-nee] /ˈsaɪ fə ni/
noun
1.
the process of encrypting telecommunication signals, as to prevent information from being intercepted by an enemy or competitor.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; blend of cipher and telephony
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