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break a code

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbreak a codebreak a codeto succeed in understanding something that is written in a secret way Scientists worked day and night to break the code. break
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break a codeIt broke a code of silence.Mathematicians of the finest calibre were essential for what then seemed the almost impossible task of breaking a code with astronomical permutations.
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