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cryptanalyze

[krip-tan-l-ahyz] /krɪpˈtæn lˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), cryptanalyzed, cryptanalyzing.
1.
to study (a cryptogram) for the purpose of discovering the clear meaning; break (a code, cipher, etc.).
Also, especially British, cryptanalyse.
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