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reverse-engineer

[ri-vurs-en-juh-neer] /rɪˈvɜrs ɛn dʒəˈnɪər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to study or analyze (a device, as a microchip for computers) in order to learn details of design, construction, and operation, perhaps to produce a copy or an improved version.
Related forms
reverse engineering, noun
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